It is with great pleasure and admiration that the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society, America’s largest audio society with over 600 members, announces the winner of the Founder’s Award for 2010, the Society’s highest honor, to Keith O. Johnson. As the leading recording engineer in the world for truly fine music and the torch bearer for audiophile recordings at renowned Reference Recordings, we recognize his continuing passion for the high-end. As technical director for Spectral Audio, he continues to design and develop ever more important resources for our enjoyment of great music. Therefore, we declare “Professor” Keith O. Johnson the winner of the Society’s Founder’s Award and 2010 the Year of Reference Recordings.
In the history of the award, this is the first year where the winner is directly involved in the production of recorded music.
The Founder’s Award will be presented at the Society’s Seventeenth Annual Gala Celebration on December 18th, 2010, in Los Angeles.
For the full press release and announcement, please visit www.laocaudiosociety.com