Herndon, VA (February 18, 2014)—Studio V, a 2,100 square foot studio features seven rooms with varying acoustical environments, has opened in Herndon, VA, outside Washington, D.C. The facility, a partnership between Jeff Levin, producer, and Ben Green, engineer and a founding member of the band Fairweather, will be both a teaching environment and a commercial facility.
Services offered at Studio V include audio recording, mixing and mastering, production development and arranging, mixing for television and radio, songwriting and scoring, mobile recording, voiceover and ADR services and duplication. Studio V also offers several different educational programs, internships and also offers studio rentals to freelance engineers. Educational programs offered at Studio V include audio engineering, songcraft and composition, and amplifier building.
Jeff Levin, president at Studio V, has a Masters in Music Education from the University of Delaware, and in 2004, he founded the East Coast Music Production Camp which later became a national music chain. Levin has produced and arranged music for national artists like Jimmy Marley and Michael Shaw, and founded 21st Century Music Solutions which provides music programs to senior centers, satellite schools as well as in home lessons.
Ben Green, chief engineer at Studio V, designed the functionality of the studio. He founded the band Fairweather in the late ‘90s, whose “Alaska” record charted on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in 2002. He’s played and toured internationally with groups like Jimmy Eat World, My Chemical Romance, and Dashboard Confessional. After the disbanding of Fairweather in 2003, his attention turned to engineering, producing and teaching recording sciences. The band reunited in 2011, and recorded its first album in 10 years at Studio V, due out on Equal Vision Records in early 2014.