Graduate Spotlight

crystal-burks
Crystal Burks

GRADUATED – July 2014
CREDITS – MercyMe, Mick Mars (Mötley Crüe) and Zach Emery Band
“DHI gave me the tools and knowledge I needed to be able to feel comfortable in any studio session. I was able to start working within two weeks!”
Since graduation, Crystal has been working at Dark Horse Recording as both First and Second Engineer.
josiah-damery
Josiah Damery

GRADUATED – November 2012
CREDITS – Adidas, BMW, Chevrolet, Dodge, ESPN, Gatorade, Minute Maid, Nike, Nissan, Samsung
“Dark Horse was the best investment I’ve ever made.”
Josiah is employed as the Lead Engineer at Howling Music, a production company specializing in original music for television commercials.
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Elton Charles

GRADUATED – May 2012
CREDITS – Co-Owner, Transient Garden Studios, Saliva, Kirstie Lovelady and Pepsi On The Rise Tour
“Every day I thank my lucky stars for making the decision to attend Dark Horse Institute”
Elton now co-owns a recording studio on famed Music Row in Nasvhille and works for hire as a touring drummer.
Ridge-Bingaman
Ridge Bingaman

GRADUATED – December 2013
CREDITS – Code Black, DJ Bizzy, Owner/Found Restless Sound Studio
“Dark Horse taught me so much in a short amount of time!”
After graduation, Ridge returned home to Waynesboro, PA and opened his own facility, where he records local bands across all genres
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Justin Spotswood

GRADUATED – June 2013
CREDITS – Red, MercyMe, Tenth Avenue North, For King And Country
“The knowledge and experience I got as an intern at Dark Horse gave me the foothold I needed to step into my career as an engineer.”
Since graduation, Justin has stayed on at Dark Horse Recording, where he continues to work on a variety of major label projects.”