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Audio and Music Production School in Tampa, Florida

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 Tampa, Florida MUSIC RECORDING SCHOOL ALTERNATIVE

We hit different and here is why: 

When Recording Connection was created more than 30 years ago, we wanted to change the educational model for those wanting to learn audio engineering and music production. For so long, students needed to move hundreds of miles to attend a four-year university, sit in a classroom, and take turns on the gear with other students.

For some institutions, that’s still the modus operandi today – although now they’ve tacked on $150,000 of student debt to boot. And what do those graduates have to show for it? A diploma, a photo op, and a hearty slap on the back. With the TAMPA RECORDING CONNECTION, you could already have three years of professional experience under your belt.

That’s because we put you in a PROFESSIONAL TAMPA RECORDING STUDIO on day one so you learn how music is made in today’s world. We place you in a one-on-one situation with a PRO MUSIC PRODUCER so you can learn how the experts operate in the studio. We let you choose your schedule so you can maintain a life – we understand you may have bills to pay after all.

One bill you won’t have to pay is a six-figure student loan. Recording Connection audio engineering and music production programs cost a tenth of many four-year universities and take just six to nine months to complete. There are still ebooks to read, exams to take, and attendance is mandatory. But would you rather sit in a classroom or a professional recording studio?

TAMPA RECORDING STUDIOS available in town to help tighten sets or produce new music are the only “classrooms” we care about. And if you’re interested in an audio engineering or music production career, what better way to learn than inside a professional studio with a PRO MUSIC PRODUCER?Along with hands-on learning in a one-on-one situation with a professional audio engineer or music producer, you’ll still be expected to read up on music theory, work on your craft outside of the studio, and show your proficiency throughout the program. But while students in a classroom will be receiving a GPA, you’ll be building your portfolio. What better time to Amplify Your Life than right now?

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.

One bill you won’t have to pay is a six-figure student loan. Recording Connection audio engineering and music production programs cost a tenth of many four-year universities and take just six to nine months to complete. There are still ebooks to read, exams to take, and attendance is mandatory. But would you rather sit in a classroom or a professional recording studio?

TAMPA RECORDING STUDIOS available in town to help tighten sets or produce new music are the only “classrooms” we care about. And if you’re interested in an audio engineering or music production career, what better way to learn than inside a professional studio with a PRO MUSIC PRODUCER?

CLOSE TO HOME OR IN YOUR HOME

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

One of the issues with a “name” university is the fact that you may have to travel hundreds, even thousands, of miles away to attend. Say goodbye to family and friends, quit your job, and so on. With the Tampa Recording Connection, you can keep your commitments in place. 

After all, you may be working towards a new life in music, but until then, you’ll need to keep one foot in your current life, right? Even when that life gets turned upside down. As 2020 proved, you may not be able to move whenever you want, or even leave your home!  But Recording Connection has a plan in place even during a worldwide pandemic.

We’ve been providing remote learning for decades to give students great access to our programs. Even though we have more than 250 locations spread across the U.S., you may still be too far away to attend in person. Our remote learning is the ideal solution.

Featured Tampa 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

We’ve created a learning situation where you can learn in a completely immersive environment. Taking cues from an industry insider, learning on the latest gear, and working with clients when you’re ready. You’ll save money, save time, and truly understand what it takes to make it in the music business.

We’ll let you in on a not-so-little secret: WHO you know is just as important as WHAT you know. You could have all the talent in the world, but if nobody knows you, it won’t mean a whole lot. And that’s where Recording Connection provides potentially the biggest key to your success: Opportunity.

Because we place you in a working studio, opportunities come to you on a daily basis. It could be a green up-and-comer, it could be a regional act, or it could be a touring star. Or it could just be cleaning up the studio, emptying garbage cans, and rechecking the equipment.

Even on those slow days, there are still plenty of opportunities to show your mentor that you’re serious about a career in the industry. We find the most successful graduates are the ones who act responsibly, absorb all the information they can, and rarely take a day off. Mentors, clients, and other music producers tend to remember those students that make themselves indispensable. 

It’s that work ethic that will get you hired. Bringing in talent is another great way to show your value. With us you may find that you’re offered a job either by the studio you’ve been learning in, or at other studios, based on the good word of your mentor. We’ve had students hired on the spot for touring artists and groups, even though they were still in the middle of their program!

Opportunities like these don’t always present themselves in the working world – with the Recording Connection, we bring them to you on a regular basis. But it all comes down to you and how you handle these situations. Consider our programs a six-to-nine-month interview. You won’t need a tie, but you will need to show your worth.

TAMPA MENTOR INFORMATION

Justin Timberlake, Jessica Simpson, John Legend, Beyoncé, Patti LaBelle, Boyz II Men, and The Roots have all worked with Tampa Recording Connection mentors. It’s no wonder our producers have created close to 100 platinum records and were named by Mix Magazine as one of the top studios in America.

They didn’t get to these lofty heights by having a few mics and a phone booth for a studio. A world-class design houses four different studios, each offering its own advantages. They have the perfect space for individuals working with virtual instruments as well as large productions with multiple musicians. 

With multiple Solid State Logic consoles, a variety of digital audio workstations, equalizers, and recorders, our mentors have the equipment their clients need to continue making hit records. With a vault of mics, mixers, monitors, and musical instruments, working with Tampa Recording Connection mentors means working with the best gear.

Audio Engineering and Music Production School

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