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OrchEXTRA®  - The Industry Leader in Musical Theatre Orchestra Enhancement Just Took a Quantum Leap Forward:

  • Powerful new interface
  • Hundreds of new features
  • Downloadable
  • Expanded access
  • Lower cost
  • Try it for free

WHAT IS OrchEXTRA®

Revolutionizing the production of musicals throughout the United States, MTI's OrchEXTRA® is a user-friendly music enhancement system capable of augmenting student musicians and professionals alike. Many organizations interested in producing musicals don’t have access to enough musicians to make up an orchestra. OrchEXTRA® was developed to assist these groups by providing the missing instruments needed to realize a full Broadway score, while at the same time encouraging all available musicians to participate.

HOW IT WORKS

For each musical, every part of the orchestration is painstakingly crafted by a trained musician, then put together with the other parts to create a “sequence.” Each sequence can then be performed beat by beat using the OrchEXTRA® system. Since each orchestra part is on a separate channel, they can be turned “on” or “off” depending upon the musicians you have available. Your musicians play as usual, while the instruments missing from your ensemble (but required in the score) are played by OrchEXTRA®.

NEW FEATURES

The new OrchEXTRA® is truly a quantum leap forward. It still has all the real-time live performance features that established it as an industry leader. But there are also hundreds of new features giving even more powerful and flexible customization. Among them are:

  • Powerful timeline based editing interface
  • New Instrument and Output mixers
  • New Score window - idiomatic, rhythmic performance
  • Easy integration with the acoustic band contingent
  • Plain language, marker based navigation
  • Recordable tempos
  • Integrated signal tests to help you make the most of the system in your theatre
  • Custom hotkeys for navigation, mutes, FX and more
  • Gigabytes of sound samples, all custom designed for each individual show
  • and that's just scratching the surface!

DOWNLOAD AND USE WITH YOUR OWN GEAR

Probably the most significant advantage of OrchEXTRA® is that it's available online and may be used with your own equipment. You no longer need to rent gear from us when you book OrchEXTRA®. That means:

  • We can charge less
  • You can use it longer (virtually unlimited rehearsal)
  • You can take advantage of the most sophisticated sound technology available, if you want an ultra-sophisticated treatment
  • You can put it on multiple computers for added rehearsal flexibility and backup safety
  • You can try it for free

TRY IT FREE AND PURCHASE TODAY

We want you to be completely satisfied with OrchEXTRA® and are offering free downloads of five songs from a show before you choose to buy:

DOWNLOAD YOUR SHOW

Once you learn the features and make sure it works well on your computer and sound equipment, you can then purchase the full version.

Contact our partners at RMS if you need any help along the way!

HELPFUL VIDEOS TO EXPLORE THE NEW OrchEXTRA

VIDEO: LIVE PERFORMANCE CONTROLS

VIDEO: EDITING OVERVIEW

VIDEO: SET UP YOUR FREE TRIAL

 

NOTE: OrchEXTRA® is not intended to be used as the sole source of music for your production. It is recommended that OrchEXTRA® be used in addition to at least 3-4 live musicians in order to maximize the sound quality of the score.


Shows with this resource available include...
AIDA, ELTON JOHN AND TIM RICE'S  
ANNIE  
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, DISNEY'S  
BRING IT ON  
CHRISTMAS CAROL, A  
DAMN YANKEES  
DROWSY CHAPERONE, THE  
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF  
FUNNY THING...FORUM, A  
GUYS & DOLLS  
HAIRSPRAY  
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, DISNEY'S  
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS...TRYING  
INTO THE WOODS  
JEKYLL & HYDE (B'WAY)  
LEGALLY BLONDE  
LES MISERABLES  
LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION  
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS  
MARY POPPINS  
MISS SAIGON  
MISS SAIGON SCHOOL EDITION  
MUSIC MAN, THE  
PETER PAN 1954 BWAY VERSION  
PRODUCERS, THE  
RAGTIME SCHOOL EDITION  
RAGTIME-VERSION 1-BROADWAY  
RENT  
RENT-SCHOOL EDITION  
SEUSSICAL  
SHREK THE MUSICAL  
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN  
SWEENEY TODD  
SWEENEY TODD SCHOOL EDITION  
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE  
WEDDING SINGER, THE  
WEST SIDE STORY  
WILLY WONKA, ROALD DAHL'S  
9 TO 5, THE MUSICAL