Learn from the Engineer that records Deadmau5
Hans Zimmer has met with Founder of the Recording Connection and gives his thumbs up to the program
An Engineer for Jack White teaches Recording Connection students
Learn audio from the producers and engineers that have worked with Skrillex
Snoop Dogg’s producers teach our students
Learn music production from Taylor Swift’s music producer
Student Nick E. Beats makes beats for Fetty Wap, becomes 2X Platinum producer
Audio Engineer for U2 is a Recording Connection Teacher
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The Recording Connection in South Dakota is the effective and smart alternative to conventional audio engineering school in the state. We bypass the classroom completely, placing each of our students in real recording studios to extern with actual working music producers and audio engineers. We get you in the door of the music industry from day one, enabling you to gain real work experience and make valuable connections you’d never get in a classroom.
The Recording Connection pairs one student with one mentor. We start on a micro level. We want you to be able to work and learn from the ground up. We put you to work in a real recording studio, where your mentor will teach you everything there is to know about the world of audio engineering. Anyone who actually works in the music industry will tell you this is by far the most effective way to learn.
We teach our students all of the industry standard audio engineering software programs, including Ableton, Pro Tools, Logic, Reason, and Nmore. We want our students to be fully prepared to work in any recording studio in the world.
Because we train our students in real recording studios, the South Dakota Recording Connection can place you in a studio near you, no matter where in SoDak you happen to live. From Rapid City to Sioux Falls, and anywhere in between, we can place you with a seasoned professional for on-the-job training. If there’s no Recording Connection location near you, we’ll open one.
The Recording Connection functions with a simple premise: connections are everything. We’ve seen it time and time again: connections are the only way that the aspiring audio engineer can fully transition into a successful career. That’s the main reason that we put you to work in a real recording studio. We want you to be meeting the people that you need to meet. We want you to be making a good impression on the people who will one day be able to help you get hired.
The Recording Connection is the best way to get your foot in the door. It’s the first step that you must take in order to be a successful producer or engineer.
Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.
Capture the music in your head with our hands-on Ableton Live curriculum featuring private training from noted EDM DJs and producers. In the Recording Connection for Ableton Electronic Music Production program, learn how to elevate your music to the professional level and get your sound in front of the decision-makers at major EDM labels.
Take your beat making and hip hop knowledge to the professional level by learning from a major Hip Hop Producer in his or her studio in our Recording Connection for Hip Hop & Beat Making program. Learn what separates the real-deals from the wannabes.
Learn Logic Pro as you extern under a professional electronic music composer, dance music producer, or touring DJ in their studio in our Recording Connection for Logic Pro Electronic Music Production program. Gain insider access to the electronic music scene. You tell us your favorite genres of electronic music, and we will help you produce that type of music.
Looking to build a career as a music producer? Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups that can help you get started at producing today’s music. In our Recording Connection for Music Producing program, you’ll learn in private sessions with a professional producer who can show you the ins-and-outs of this dynamic career.
From the basics of listening and microphone placement to Pro Tools and mastering, extern with a professional audio engineer in the studio, learn in the trenches and on-the-job. Take your dreams to the professional level in our Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production program.
Our Approach to Education
We are not like ordinary audio or trade schools. We don’t waste your time in classrooms. This is the world of audio. Everything you need to know should be taught in the real world. We are unique, out-of-the-box thinkers. After over 3 decades service—we have the formula that works:
A Recipe forSuccess!