Des Moines

Audio and Music Production School in Des Moines, Iowa

We took that old stale classroom concept, rebuilt and upgraded it by putting your classroom in a professional recording studio. Then we emptied out all the other students and left only YOU and YOUR TEACHER (yay for one-on-one learning!) who happens to be a pro music producer (with killer credits) to train you privately (at your pace, full time, part time, nights or weekends available).

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The Des Moines Recording Connection

If you’re looking for a great Des Moines music school or music production program alternative where you can learn recording and audio engineering, you’ve come to the right place! The RECORDING CONNECTION is the only music school alternative that gets you inside an actual Des Moines recording studio, where you will be a student extern while learning your choice of music production, audio engineering, mixing, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (dub fusion, industrial, house music, trance and more), club DJ and post production audio. The best way to get started in Des Moines with a career in audio is by working as an extern in a Des Moines recording studio–and that’s where we can place you.

You don’t have to go into extreme debt to go to Music Production and Audio Engineering School

We can train you in a real recording studio for far less. Play it smart–get on the inside track, and get connected as you get educated. Our audio recording school is a highly effective and affordable way to start your audio engineering career.

Des Moines is the state capital of Iowa, as well as its largest city, anchoring a greater metro area of over 200,000 people. Although Des Moines isn’t the first place many people think of in music industry terms, it is actually home to quite an active music scene with a diversity of genres. From larger venues such as the Wells Fargo Center to smaller popular hotspots such as House of Bricks and People’s Court, there’s plenty of live music to go around, from both local and touring acts. Since 2008, Des Moines has hosted the annual 80/35 Music Festival, a multi-day music celebration with dozens of bands. Noteworthy musicians and bands with ties to Des Moines include legendary pianist Roger Williams, “T-Boz” Watkins of R&B group TLC, and the bands Stone Sour, The Nadas and Slipknot, to name a few.

Featured Des Moines Music Production Mentors on Location or Remote

The Recording Connection offers something no “name” 4-year university or audio engineering and music production trade school can. From day one, you’ll be placed in a professional recording studio and receive one-on-one mentoring from award-winning producers and engineers.

With more than 200 locations throughout 48 states, you won’t have to travel thousands of miles for this immersive experience. You learn what it takes to make it in the music business from the inside alongside industry professionals. This includes recording, mixing and mastering, hardware and software, live sound design, and even business skills.

Build your music production and audio engineering skills by learning with an industry professional near you.

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