Ableton University Tour 2017: Featuring the DARA OS Ensemble

Ableton is proud to partner with University of St. Francis, Joliet IL for the “Ableton University Tour” Tuesday, April 11, 2017. This event will take place at the University of St.Francis, 500 Wilcox St. Joliet, IL 60435 in the Turk Theatre from 7:00-9:00PM.  This free event is open to the public and will explore unique approaches for music making,  performance, composition, sound design, production tips and tricks utilizing Ableton Live, Max for Live and Push. Register now on Eventbrite.

Featured at this event is the DARA OS Push Ensemble. This ensemble showcases all original compositions performed on the Ableton Push. Learn more about DARA OS ensemble members here.

Special guests:
Thomas Faulds (Ableton Certified Trainer). Thomas Faulds is a sound designer and percussionist based in Chicago, Illinois. Inspired by new technologies and production, Thomas is an active participant in the dynamic music scene in Chicago. More about Thomas.

Makaya McCraven pushes the boundaries of sound and rhythm to create categories of his own. Called “a sound visionary,” Makaya is not your everyday jazz drummer, but rather a beat scientist. Website.

When: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 from 7:00-9:00PM
Where: University of St. Francis, 500 Wilcox St. Joliet, IL 60435 in the Turk Theatre
Contact for event: Jeff Jaskowiak (director): 815/6410637 or


Check out some of our past DARA OS Ensemble performances: