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 Virginia has a very special secret when it comes to success in the audio engineering world. We know that the way to get into this business is through real-world experience and connections. That’s why we place each of our students into a real recording studio as an extern, pairing each one with a seasoned industry pro for personalized instruction. This pro takes the student under his/her wing to show the student everything there is to know about the audio engineering world. The pro makes sure that they’re learning industry software programs like Ableton, Pro Tools, Logic, Nmore, and Reason, as well as the ins and outs of the recording and mixing processes. By the time you graduate, you’ll be well-connected and qualified to work in any recording studio in the world.
We are the only audio engineering school alternative in the country that actually helps you start your career. We help you get your foot in the door. We want you to meet established engineers and producers. We want you to show them your work. We want you to be making connections and forging relationships.
The Recording Connection is located wherever you are. We have audio engineering schools externship locations in cities throughout Virginia. Whether you live in Harrisonburg or Newport News or Virginia Beach, we can help you out. We’ve even started externship i.e. school locations just to accommodate one student.
The Recording Connection is committed to helping you jumpstart your career. We want you to become a top notch audio engineer with a bright future, which is why we pair you with a mentor who specializes in your area of interest. If you’re interested in becoming a hip-hop producer or engineer, we’ll help you out. If you’re interested in becoming a country producer, help with that, too. Whatever you desire to do in the music industry, we’re here to help.
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!