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Named in honor of Delores Holmes, current Fifth Ward Alderman and long-time Executive Director of Family Focus, the Delores A. Holmes Recording Studio in the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, 1823 Church St., 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 lifelong Evanston residents with several years of experience in the music field.
Recording studio hours are 8:30 a.m. to midnight weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to midnight Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday.
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. Anyone wishing to reserve space may call 847-448-8040.