School of Audio
What do Taylor Swift, Mastodon, Matchbox Twenty and Amy Grant all have in common (besides the fact that they all made hit records at Dark Horse Recording)? They have great sounding records and massively successful careers. And how did they get there? With a powerful team of audio engineers, producers and music business executives.
Whether you’re into Pop, Hip-Hop, Country or Rock, at Nashville’s Dark Horse Institute you’ll learn how to produce, record, mix and master hit records as well as build successful careers as an Artist Manager, Booking Agent, Studio Owner, Publisher and Record Label Executive.
Since the founding of Dark Horse Institute seven years ago, we’ve helped 100s of students from dozens of cities launch their careers. Award-winning music business veterans have identified Dark Horse Institute as one of the Top 10 Audio Engineering, Music Production and Music Business schools in America.
Music Business Program
Music Business students take a deep dive into how the ever-changing music industry works, and as members of our student-run recording, marketing and management company, Dark Horse Music Group, you’ll get real-world experience working as artist managers, booking agents, record label executives and music publishers.
The mission of Dark Horse Institute is to offer you the most compelling Audio Engineering, Music Production and Music Business education available anywhere.
We accelerate the learning process by cutting out the fat and focusing directly on the knowledge and skills you’ll need to launch your career in the music world as an engineer, producer or music business executive. Every Dark Horse student gets virtually unlimited access to our labs, classrooms and four professional recording studios. Plus, as an alumni, you get 6 months of free studio time at world famous Dark Horse Recording to hone your chops and begin building your career.
You’ll graduate from one of the foremost schools in the country with not just a Certificate, but with your all-important first professional credits, proving to the world that you’ve got what it takes to succeed as an engineer, producer or music business executive.
Our mission is nothing short of changing your life… so that you can go out and change the world.