Robert Scovill

Robert Scovill

Senior Specialist, Avid Technologies


Robert is a 35-year veteran of professional concert sound and recording and has mixed over 3500 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, Jackson Browne, Rush, Def Leppard, Prince, and many others. Scovill’s body of live sound and recording work has garnered numerous industry accolades including 6 TEC Awards for technical and creative achievement in sound reinforcement. Robert is a 6-time nominee, 3-time winner of the PLSN Parnelli Award for live sound engineer of the year and has been a multi-year nominee for Mobile Production’s “Top Dog” Award along with being an inaugural nominee for the highly coveted Pensado Award for live sound excellence.

Robert currently holds the position of Senior Specialist for live sound and recording products for Avid Technologies and serves as a principal designer and contributor for their VENUE line of live sound consoles. Scovill is commonly regarded as the pioneer of the virtual sound check and mulita-track archiving workflows for live sound.

Robert’s hobbies include endurance racing, snowboarding, archery, and pistol/rifle sports. He has successfully completed the Lake Tahoe North/South Swim, The Alcatraz Swim Challenge, The Great Wall Marathon and World’s Toughest Mudder along with numerous other events.