Fall 2020 – Music Production Information & Support


Welcome to the Electronic and Computer Music Studios @ CalArts website. We are excited to be back on campus for the Fall 2022 Semester! This site provides information about the studios faculty, student teaching assistants, studio access procedures and policies, and technical information about each studio. We are excited to get back to work in our studios! Hope to see you in person very soon.

Clay Chaplin           Director of the Electronic and Computer Music Studios

TA Information and Hours

Teaching Assistants are assigned to each studio. They are there to help you! You are welcome to show up to their office hours and ask questions. Just show up! You may also email  to make an appointment if you have a scheduling conflict with their weekly office hours.

Mimi Nissan (She/Her/Hers)


(B303) WaveCave Sound Art Gallery / (B305B) Modular Synth Studio

WaveCave: By appointment

B305B: Tuesday 4-6pm


Audio Production, Logic, Audio Mixing, Field Recording, Guitar, Adobe Premiere Pro, Printmaking, Visual Arts

Pranav Nigam (He/Him/His)


(B303) WaveCave Sound Art Gallery / (B304) Experimental Sound Studio

WaveCave:  By appointment

B304:  Mon & Tue- 5-6pm




Project Recording, Mixing, Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, Max/MSP, Sibelius, Ensemble Writing and Recording, Soldering, Raspberry Pi, Electroacoustic Music, Experimental Music, ExPop

Maddi Baird (They/Them/Theirs)

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(B304) Rory Prum Experimental Sound Studio

Friday- Noon-1pm


Ableton, Field Recording, Ambient music, Spatialized sound, MAX/MSP, Modular/Granular Synthesis, Soldering, Graphic Scoring, Qlab, Pro Tools, Sound Design, Scoring

Chuck Behring (He/Him/His)

Chuck's Image

(B304) Rory Prum Experimental Sound Studio

Thursday - Noon-2pm


Audio Production, Logic, Ableton, Melodyne, Vocal Production, Hyperpop, Vaporwave, Field Recording, Experimental Pop, Noise, Cleanfeed, OBS, Twitch, 3D Modeling, Cinema 4D, Maya, OBS, iMovie, Unity

Drew Sensue-Weinstein (He/Him/His)

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(B305B) Modular Synth Studio

Friday - 4:30-6:30pm


Logic, Ableton Live, Qlab, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Live Mixing, Audio Installation, Audio Patching, Wireless Systems, and Sound Spatialization

Naomi Mitchell (She/Her/Hers)


(B305B) Modular Synth Studio

Wednesday 4-6pm



Modular and other hardware synthesizers, soldering, circuit and PCB design, video synthesis, Ableton Live, OBS, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk Eagle

Gabe LeNeveu (They/Them/Theirs)


(B305B) Modular Synth Studio 

Thursday 4-6pm



MaxMSP, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, Musescore, Mixing, Ambient music, Field Recording, Sound Design, Film/videogame Score

Leti Soriano (They/Them/Theirs)


(DRS) Digital Recording Studio

Tuesday 1-2pm

Friday 9-10am



Recording, mixing, logic pro x, pro tools, field recording, expop, composition, sound design, film scoring

James Thomer (He/Him/His)


(DRS) Digital Recording Studio

Wednesday 1-2pm

Thursday 4-5pm



Audio Production, Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Electric Guitar, Art Rock/Experimental Pop, Synthesizers, Home Recording, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Suite, Video Directing & Editing, Scoring, MAX/MSP

Brody Scott (He/Him/His)


(DRS) Digital Recording Studio

Monday 10-11am

Thursday 10-11am



Studio Engineering, Mixing, Live Sound, Session Recording, AV, Radio & Podcasting, Audio Production, ProTools, Logic, Ableton, Noise, Ambience, Improvisation, Experimental Composition, Graphic Scoring, Saxophones, BAM Performance

Adobe Creative Suite Licenses for Students

CalArts provides Adobe Creative Suite Licenses to all students. Adobe Creative Suite includes many popular programs for media production, web development, and score making including:  Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, After Effects, and others. Licenses are managed by the CalArts IT Department (CAIT). To request a license, fill out the form below. Please allow a week or so for processing.