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Press Release: EastWest Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition Named as a Finalist for NAMM TEC Award


EastWest Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition Named as a Finalist for NAMM TEC Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement

Hollywood, CA (July…) – EastWest’s Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition has been announced as a finalist for the 37th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards in the category of Musical Instrument Software. Presented at The NAMM Show, The NAMM TEC Awards are bestowed annually in celebration of the pro audio community by recognizing the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind today’s sound recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and other media.

“Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition is the culmination of years’ worth of R&D. We have engaged the best minds in the industry to develop the new OPUS Edition including the new OPUS software engine that is now setting a new standard. Another break-through development is Hollywood Orchestrator, a time-saving tool for composers of every skill level who want to achieve that blockbuster sound in seconds,” says Doug Rogers, producer of Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition. “We are honored that the NAMM TEC panel has named Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition a finalist for the TEC Awards and would like to thank the panel for the recognition.”

Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition is the highly anticipated expansion to Hollywood Orchestra, with brand new recordings, reimagined original content, and powerful new features, all housed in the new revolutionary OPUS software engine. Over 130 gigabytes of new content, including 18 violins, 2 trombones, 2 trumpets, 3 bassoons, 3 clarinets, 3 flutes, and cross section ensembles are included, as well as new MOOD presets, the new stage mic position, custom articulations, individual instrument downloads, and dozens of new mixer effects. Currently also still included with Hollywood Orchestra is Hollywood Orchestrator, equipped with over 500 user customizable presets, to allow any musician to instantly create music in the style of Hollywood’s greatest composers.

The NAMM TEC Awards will be held on January 22, 2022  in Anaheim, California at The NAMM Show, the global online gathering which unites the musical instrument, pro audio and entertainment technology industry.  Learn more about the TEC Awards at www.tecawards.org.


EastWest Sounds (www.soundsonline.com) has been dedicated to perpetual innovation and uncompromising quality of Sample Libraries and Virtual Instruments for more than 30 years, setting the industry standard as the most critically acclaimed sound developer. Find more about EastWest at soundsonline.com.


Presented annually by NAMM during The NAMM Show, The NAMM TEC Awards recognize the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and other media in 28 Technical and Creative Achievement Categories. The Les Paul Award is given at the event in tribute to musical artists and others whose work has exemplified the creative application of audio technology. Through its Hall of Fame, The TEC Awards also honors the pioneers of audio technology and the music industry’s most accomplished producers and audio technicians. The NAMM Foundation’s TECnology Hall of Fame celebrates innovations and ground breaking technical achievements of the past. For more information, visit www.tecawards.org

About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,400 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation‘s efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


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