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Digital Music Lab
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Digital Music Lab

Located along Michigan Avenue with a view overlooking Grant Park, the Digital Music Lab represents the leading edge of Columbia College Chicago's Music Center. The Lab provides students with a hands on environment in which they can learn the tools and techniques of the modern music performer, composer and producer. Students are offered a wide range of classes hosted in the Digital Music Lab which are all taught by faculty members who are actively engaged in Chicago’s music scene.

Location

1006 S Michigan Ave, Suite 300
312.369.6334

Open Lab Hours - Spring 2014

Monday: 4:30 - 6 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 4:30 - 6 PM
Thursday: 12:30 - 6 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 2 PM

To request additional hours, or to schedule events please contact Daniel R. Dehaan.

Critical Listening Rooms

Listening Room A - 1006 S Michigan Ave, Suite 300A
Reservations: Contact Daniel R. Dehaan

Listening Room B - 1014 S Michigan Ave, Room 407

Equipment Highlights

Software:

  • Ableton Live Suite 9 w/  Max for Live
  • Pro-Tools 10
  • Csound 5
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Finale 2012
  • GarageBand
  • iMovie
    
  • Logic Pro X
  • Main Stage 3
  • Max 6.1
  • Maschine 1.8
  • Open Music 6.6.2
  • Reason 6
  • Sibelius 7
  • Spear
  • SuperCollider 3.6.5

Hardware:

  • Apple iMac Workstations
  • Ableton Push
  • Akai APC 40
  • Launchpad S
  • Maschine Controller

    

  • Akai ESE Audio Interface
  • 4.1 Critical Listening Studios
  • Mackie 1202 Mixers
  • Axiom 49 Keyboards

Academic Offerings

Ensembles

C_LEns (Columbia College Chicago Laptop Ensemble)
Tim Edwards, director
   
Experimental Sound Ensemble
Daniel R. Dehaan, director

 

Courses

Digital Music Production I (32-1911) & II (32-2912)
Jeff Derringer, Instructor

Digital Music Composition I (32-3262) & II (32-2261)
Daniel R. Dehaan, Instructor
Francisco Castillo Trigueros, Instructor

Technology for Musicians I  (32-1915) & II (32-2925)
Rick Barnes, Instructor

Fundamentals of Arranging (32-2250)
Thomas Gunther, Instructor

Pop Arranging and Orchestration (32-3250)
Thomas Gunther, Instructor

Demo Production
(32-3926)
Rick Barnes, Instructor

 

Contact Us

Daniel R. Dehaan, Digital Music Lab Coordinator
Francisco Castillo Trigueros, Digital Music Lab Technician