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Recording Academy D.C. Chapter, P&E Wing Present 'In The Studio: A Woman's Point of View' - Mixonline

Recording Academy D.C. Chapter, P&E Wing Present 'In The Studio: A Woman's Point of View'

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From left: The Recording Academy Washington, D.C. Chapter Executive Director Wendi Cherry; Steering Committee member, co-chair of D.C.'s P&E Committee and moderator Richard James Burgess; artist, producer and D.C. P&E Wing Committee co-chair Yoko K; Steering Committee co-chair James McKinney; producer Sylvia Massy; P&E Wing Senior Executive Director Maureen Droney; Mastering Engineer Emily Lazar; and engineer/producer Leslie Ann Jones.

Photo: Paul Morigi for WireImage.com; © 2013

On the evening of Tuesday, March 26, 2013, the Recording Academy Washington, D.C. Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing, in association with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, held the event "In The Studio: A Woman's Point of View" at D.C.'s Rasmuson Theater at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Panelists included Emily Lazar, Grammy Award–nominated mastering engineer and president of New York City mastering house The Lodge; Leslie Ann Jones, Grammy Award–winning engineer and Director of Music Recording & Scoring at Skywalker Sound; Sylvia Massy, Grammy Award–nominated producer; Yoko K, artist/producer and D.C. P&E Wing Committee co-chair; and Maureen Droney, Senior Executive Director of The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing.

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From left: Steering Committee member, co-chair of D.C.'s P&E Committee and moderator Richard James Burgess; artist, producer and D.C. P&E Wing Committee co-chair Yoko K; Mastering Engineer Emily Lazar; producer Sylvia Massy; P&E Wing Senior Executive Director Maureen Droney; and engineer/producer Leslie Ann Jones.

Photo: Paul Morigi for WireImage.com; © 2013

Attendees were treated to a lively discussion, as they gained knowledge and insight about music production and a unique perspective on the opportunities and challenges in the music industry today. The event was moderated by Richard James Burgess, P&E Wing Steering Committee member and co-chair of Washington, D.C.'s P&E Committee.

For more information, visit the Producers & Engineers Wing and the Recording Academy Washington D.C. Chapter.