Dark Horse Institute


The mission of Nashville’s 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 alumnus, you get 6 months of free studio time at world-famous Dark Horse Recording to help you keep your skills fresh 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 music world that you’ve got what it takes to succeed as an Engineer, Producer, or music Business Executive.



37064 Franklin, Tennessee, USA

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