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Dark Horse Institute Added As Sponsor Of International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

Dark Horse Institute to Give Away Over $36,000 of Free Recording Time

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC), the world's most prestigious music competition, is pleased to announce the addition of Dark Horse Institute as a sponsor. Their participation is extremely exciting for ISC, as they will provide valuable prizes to ISC winners to help further their music careers. Dark Horse Institute offers the chance to win studio time (the total package is valued at over $36,000) at one of the most celebrated recording studios, Dark Horse Recording, based in the Nashville area.

Dark Horse Institute is founded on the legacy of world-famous Dark Horse Recording studios, the home ofTaylor Swift, Hunter Hayes, OneRepublic, Keith Urban, Matchbox 20, Tim McGraw, The Fray, Relient K, and countless others who have recorded their albums here.

Dark Horse Institute will be awarding the following at Dark Horse Recording studios:

Dark Horse Institute is committed to providing an unparalleled student experience. Their faculty members are veterans in the music industry and have worked in the entertainment business extensively as professional engineers or music executives. Each have won Grammys or collaborated on Platinum, Gold, and Grammy-winning albums.

Their 17-week Audio Engineering program is built on a real-world, hands-on, full immersion approach to learning. On the first day of class, students begin working in Dark Horse Institute's world-class recording studios.

Their 12-week Music Business program prepare students for how to thrive in today's competitive entertainment industry. They learn about artist management, booking, touring, artist and repertoire, record company operations, music publishing, entertainment law, and the latest trends in digital marketing and distribution.

Students have the amazing opportunity to record with artists, work at music events, connect with industry elites, and receive career development to find a real job after graduation.

Graduates also have the unique option to record, with free access, up to six months after graduation at Dark Horse Recording--the same real working studio where celebrities have made many Gold and Platinum albums.

More information about Dark Horse Institute's programs can be found at

Candace Avery
International Songwriting Competition (ISC)
3940 Gallatin Pike
Nashville TN 37216
PH: 615-251-4441
Fax: 615-251-4442


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