Top Note Music Academy now has a professional Recording Studio right inside the school! You can book a recording session with DJ Sammy, lay down multiple tracks, and record your very own CD or mp3 with our state-of-the-art-equipment!

Enjoy our Raven MTI, Yamaha speakers, MAudio BX5 speakers, AKG C414 Mic,

ProTools 12 HD, Logic Pro X, and much more!!


dj sammy

Dj Sammy has worked for Top Note Recording Studios for two years!

He considers it to be his safe haven, as he loves how close our team is, along with the incredible vibes our studio gives off. He loves being thrown a challenge whenever it comes to new projects. Being flexible and able to work with any age is one of his specialties. 

Sam excels in percussion and piano, allowing him to formulate incredible beats and instrumentals for all different genres of music. He has been working in different studios for over 10 years, where he has learned how to mix and master songs for artists all over Chicago. 

Outside of studio work, Sam became a DJ 15 years ago. He has performed for thousands of different events, weddings, parties and etc, throughout Chicago, New York, Michigan, West Coast and Canada. 

Some of Sam's favorite influences come from music during the 50's-90's. 

He loves listening to Queen, Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, Fleetwood Mac, the Beatles, Styx, Tupac, Earth Wind & Fire, Marvin Gaye, Prince, The Rolling Stones, Biggie Small and many more.


Contact Us

Top Note Recording Studios

4999 Old Orchard Rd, Suite N40D Skokie, IL 60077 (847) 850-0858 (Please leave a message)


Park in the Buffalo Wild Wing/Macy’s lot

Walk towards the heart of the mall

You will pass Potbelly’s, TMobile, and CMX theaters

Please stop when you get to Lens Crafters

We are directly across Lens Crafters in the Service Collection, downstairs to the left