Santa Maria

Audio and Music Production School in Santa Barbara – Santa Maria – San Luis Obispo, California

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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The Santa Barbara Recording Connection

If you’re looking for a quality music school for audio engineering and music production in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo area–look no further! We’re the RECORDING CONNECTION, the music school that gets you hooked up as an audio student extern inside an actual Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo recording studio, where you will learn 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. One of the best ways to make a start in this area’s recording scene is to extern inside a recording studio in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria or San Luis Obispo–and we’re the ones who can get your foot in the door.

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.

The cities of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo are located along California’s south-central coastline, on a 100-mile stretch of Highway 101. Although this area is shadowed by the huge music scene of L.A. a short drive south, the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo area still has a solid musical presence, with plenty of live venues and recording studios to service the needs of the area. This area has also been home to a number of notable bands and artists, not the least of which are Jon Anderson (lead singer of Yes), Peter Buck (guitarist for R.E.M.), indie rock band Watashi Wa, rock band Toad the Wet Sprocket, and pop superstar Katy Perry, just to name a few.  If you’re considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo area has plenty of learning opportunities, and is close enough to the Los Angeles area that it can provide a quieter alternative to living there.

Featured Santa Barbara 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.

Audio Engineering and Music Production School

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

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