About Robert Scovill
Robert Scovill is an audio renaissance man with interests spanning a wide breadth of professional audio. Robert is a 28-year veteran of professional concert sound and recording and has mixed over 3000 live events in his career. His engineering and production talents have been enlisted by a veritable “Who’s Who” of marquee music acts including Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Matchbox Twenty, Prince, Rush and Def Leppard. Scovill’s body of live sound and recording work has garnered numerous industry accolades including six TEC Awards for technical excellence and creative achievement in sound reinforcement.
As the owner of Eldon’s Boy Productions Inc. and MusiCanvas Recorders in Scottsdale, AZ, he offers full service mixing facility and mobile recording services. Robert has served as producer and creative director for audio, lighting and media departments at the Mountain Valley Community Church also in Scottsdale. He’s a highly sought after consultant and guest lecturer for churches and audio organizations around the world including recent appearances at Willow Creek and Saddleback Church, both recently voted into the top five most influential churches in America.
As an educator, Robert has lectured throughout the world on concert sound and recording practices at seminars and trade shows, and is a regular contributor to numerous industry publications. Robert also serves on the board of advisors for The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences (CRAS) where he was instrumental in developing The Complete Front Of House Engineer.
Robert’s profile includes positions as a technical consultant for many of the top name manufacturers in professional audio, including Neumann, Audio Technica, Electrovoice, Servo Drive, Hafler, and Alesis. He has held the title of endorser for numerous products, including Avid’s VENUE live sound environment, Neumann Microphones, ATI Paragon, Intersonics, Future Sonics ear monitors, and countless others throughout the years. He currently holds the position of Senior Market Specialist for Live Sound Products for Avid, contributing to all aspects of Avid’s burgeoning presence in the live sound market. Robert recently served as guest speaker delivering the keynote address for the 2006 AES conference.