Kansas City

Audio and Music Production School in Kansas City, Missouri

Not like any other school, this is Audio Education Updated, Reimagined, and Revitalized. Are You Ready to Take Your Place?

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).

Audio Engineering and Music Production School

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Your Kansas City MUSIC RECORDING SCHOOL ALTERNATIVE

We hit different and here is why:

A century ago, during Prohibition and the Great Depression, the Kansas City music scene flourished. Of course, it helped that those in power turned a blind eye to the dry laws that were in place nationwide, allowing nightclubs and music halls to not only stay open but to thrive.

Those jazz and blues influences can still be heard along the streets of Kansas City, although the city has certainly opened up to other genres. Rock n’ roll, hip hop, rap, and more, all have a home in Kansas City. Many acts come to Kansas City to play in both the largest of venues as well as the more intimate settings.

Its proximity to the University of Kansas ensures up-and-coming bands will always be well-represented in the recording studios around the city. And although the four-year university boasts a wide array of music courses, we just don’t feel they can offer to hopeful audio engineers and music producers what the KANSAS CITY RECORDING CONNECTION can.

Instead of a classroom, we place you inside a real-world recording studio. Instead of forcing you into prerequisites and undergraduate work, we fashion our programs around what you already know – and what you want to know going forward. Your mentors are PRO MUSIC PRODUCERS working every day with the bands you’re probably listening to today.

We understand there are a number of KANSAS CITY AUDIO ENGINEERING AND MUSIC PRODUCTION SCHOOLS to choose from. But how many offer you the number of hands-on learning experiences that Recording Connection does? From day one, you’re working with an industry insider in their studio.

And not just for a couple of hours a week. You will be expected to put in the work four or five times a week, spending several hours learning the ins and outs of the industry. One day you could be setting up the studio for a client, another day you may be working with those clients. 

The music industry isn’t known to take a few days off, either. Even when you’re not in the studio, there will still be an eBook to read, exams to study for, and relevant homework to get done. Remember, this isn’t a hobby or some classroom – this is the real world! And, with us, you get to learn it from the inside.

Audio Engineering and Music Production School

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.

Instead of a classroom, we place you inside a real-world recording studio. Instead of forcing you into prerequisites and undergraduate work, we fashion our programs around what you already know – and what you want to know going forward. Your mentors are PRO MUSIC PRODUCERS working every day with the bands you’re probably listening to today.

We understand there are a number of AUDIO ENGINEERING AND MUSIC PRODUCTION SCHOOLS IN KANSAS CITY to choose from. But how many offer you the number of hands-on learning experiences that Recording Connection does? From day one, you’re working with an industry insider in their studio.

CLOSE TO HOME OR IN YOUR HOME

10 Miles, 10 Blocks, or 10 Seconds away from your future

Being able to sit in a recording studio with your mentor, getting hands-on experience, and working face-to-face with clients just can’t be replicated in a classroom. But what if you’re hundreds of miles away from a professional facility? We have you covered. 

As the worldwide pandemic took over in early 2020, many educational facilities weren’t sure how to handle social distancing, self-quarantines, and other steps needed to keep students and their staff safe. Many still don’t. But Recording Connection has been working on remote-learning infrastructure for more than two decades.

This allows you to enroll in the Recording Connection audio engineering and music production program no matter where you are. All you need is a strong/fast computer, reliable internet, and the desire, drive, and determination to make your love of music into a career. Want to learn from someone in L.A., Chicago, or New York? You can do that from Kansas City.

Why uproot your life if you don’t have to?

Featured Kansas City 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.

WHAT WE OFFER

Work with the Stars or Amplify Your Sound

Of everything Recording Connection offers program enrollees – real-world experience, working with industry insiders, an understanding of music theory, and even the physics of sound –  there’s only one thing that will truly dictate how far you go in the music industry.

Opportunity. And we’re not talking about the opportunity to work with the latest and greatest gear, creating your brand, or growing your portfolio (although that’s certainly a plus!). In addition to placing you with a mentor who owns or manages a working studio, we put you in front of potential clients almost every week.

Yes – it’s important to know what you’re doing. And hopefully, you’ll take in everything your mentors teach you. But in order to make it in this business, you need to make a name for yourself. The only way to do that is to prove yourself when that red recording light goes on. By proving your worth on every session with every client, you’ll make sure the people that need to know your name will know it.

We give you the opportunity to make yourself indispensable. Our best graduates – the ones who work hard, act responsibly, and understand this is a business – are the ones that find work almost immediately. Because they proved their worth when those opportunities presented themselves. 

Graduates have found work at the studios they learned in, caught on at other studios because of good word of mouth, or even opened their own studio because of the client list they created. Some students have even been hired to go on the road with an artist before they’ve finished the program!

It’s all because they took advantage of the opportunities right in front of them. What opportunities will present themselves to you? And how will you respond? The Kansas City Recording Connection program will give you the opportunity to find out.

KANSAS CITY MENTOR INFORMATION

Looking at the variety of acts and artists Kansas City Recording Connection mentors have worked with will show just how important the City of Fountains is to the recording industry. NWA, Eazy E, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. KORN, Travis Barker, and ICP. Black Eyed Peas, Sade, and Lil’ Wayne, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dick Clark Productions, and the Super Bowl-winning Kansas Chiefs, are just a few to mention. 

The very best of music, TV, and sports come calling to Recording Connection mentors. And why not? Of course, they have the skills, but they also have the hardware, software, digital and analog equipment to cater to any sound in any industry.

Pro Tools digital audio workstations, Yamaha and Mackie monitors, hundreds of plug-ins, studio-quality instruments, and SSL consoles to bring it all together. Our mentors’ studios have sold more than 50 million albums, contain enough studios to record large ensembles and solo artists, and expertly provide all the creature comforts their clients need. If you want to learn how the professionals operate, Kansas City is the place to do it.

Audio Engineering and Music Production School

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