The Delores A. Holmes Recording Studio at the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center is now open to the public.

Named in honor of 5th Ward Evanston Alderman Delores Holmes, the studio provides a space for recording, mixing and mastering of tracks and voice overs, and is equipped with standardized music industry equipment and software, such as Cubase and Pro Tools.

The studio will feature engineers Brandon Stewart, Devin Patterson and Seth Watson. All three are lifelong Evanston residents with several years of experience in the music field.

Recording studio hours are:

  • Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to midnight
  • Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to midnight
  • Sunday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The hourly fee for using the recording studio is $25 for Evanston students with ID; $35 for residents; and $45 for nonresidents.

The recording studio will eventually provide programming, such as music production, song writing, beat making and audio engineering.

The Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center is located at 1823 Church St., in Evanston. For questions or to reserve space, please call 847-448-8040.