Externship Locations in Arizona

Externship locations are available throughout the State of Arizona

Speak with our Admissions Department to learn about externships in your area. Call (865) 413-5724 now to learn more.

Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production

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 certificate program.

Learn advanced audio techniques in overdubbing, mixdown and mastering. Extern under a professional audio engineer/music producer/mixer while gaining an insider’s access to the music industry with the Recording Connection for Advanced Audio Engineering & Music Production certificate program.

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


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Learn in a Real Working Studio Where Today’s Top Artist Record

What sets us apart from other audio engineering and music production schools is the one-on-one mentor-student relationship and fully immersive learning environment. Instead of a classroom, you’ll learn from your mentor inside their real-world recording studio; working with the gear used by professionals around the world. See how to prepare for a session, learn the business side of running a studio, and collaborate with artists in real time.

Our Arizona team boasts an impressive list of clienteles. Our studios are utilized by some of the biggest names in the game—including, Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, Tiesto, Skrillex, Snoop Dog, and Blink 182.

Arizona Recording Connection courses last from six to nine months, meaning while other students are getting ready for their sophomore year, you may already be working in the music industry. Our audio engineering and music production programs won’t put you into massive debt, either.

Over 4000 reviews

Yes, we have over 4000 positive reviews. Our students value the impact our programs have on their future. You learn from the best.

  • If you come in with and will to learn and to meet others, you will excel. Recording connection will get you in the room with other engineers and musicians in your area that are just like you and have the same mindset. - Tyler Sneed in Cedar Park, TX

  • I started off with a mentor I didn't work well with, but I was able to get transferred to a mentor who has helped me immensely. I am happy that I had a great student advisor who helped me through everything. Overall, feel like I've grown so much as an artist and have learned a great deal that will help me in my career. - Sarhai Islas in Henderson, NV

  • Before the program I didn’t feel like I had a solid skill set I could get a job with. After doing the Film Connections program I feel a lot more confident, knowledgeable, and responsible - Tanner Thomas in Los Gatos, CA

  • I just finished my course and it's amazing how much I learned in such a short amount of time. These guys really do their best to help you learn and succeed in this field. Highly recommend checking them out! - Nicholas Vice in Houma, LA

Save Money, Save Time and Get Connected

Why take out $50,000 for a student loan (and have to pay back even more with interest) if you don’t have to? Our tuition is just a fraction of what four-year universities, colleges, and trade schools charge. Do you really want to spend that much money to sit in a classroom with 40 other students listening to an instructor? At Recording Connection, you learn in the studio, one-on-one with a working professional music producer, surrounded by the equipment and the recording environment.

The best part of our program is the real-world experience you get and the opportunity to meet with the very people that can hire you after you’ve completed the program. Our successful students are either hired by their mentors, find a job at other studios based on their mentor’s recommendation, or develop a roster of clients so they can open their own studio.

That just doesn’t happen in a classroom–but it does happen at the Arizona Recording Connection. Take over the industry in The Grand Canyon State by following your dreams.

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