Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, CCPA is just steps away from Chicago's bustling theatre district and the Tony award-winning Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre, and Chicago Shakespeare Theatre — and our students have graced the stages of them all. Upperclassmen in good standing are allowed to audition for productions outside of CCPA, adding valuable professional credits to their resumes prior to graduation.
Including music composition in the Music & Computing curriculum ensures that students receive personal attention in their technical and creative development. Students learn to hone their musical voices in a conservatory setting while evolving their technical skills and knowledge. Opportunities exist for students to work with performers and to hear live performances of their compositions.
Studying Music & Computing at Roosevelt ensures the combination of the disciplines of composition and computer science in a self-designed final project supported by faculty in both areas. Roosevelt's Music & Computing program is in Chicago, a city that offers a vibrant culture for music, art and the software industry.
Current Music & Computing Student, 2025