San Francisco, CA (August 14, 2006)–Robert Scovill, a concert sound and recording engineer, has been named Keynote Speaker for the 121st AES Convention.
Robert Scovill In making the announcement Committee Chair John Strawn remarked, “With a list of credits that includes Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Matchbox Twenty, Prince, Rush and Def Leppard, Robert Scovill’s presentation at noon on Thursday, Oct. 5th sends a clear signal that Live Sound remains a cornerstone of the AES constituency.”
Entitled “Live Sound, The Heart And Soul of Professional Audio,” Scovill’s AES keynote speech will address, technology evolution and other critical issues impacting today’s Live Sound community.
Scovill has accrued over 3000 live event-mixing credits during the course of a 27-year career. He is a highly regarded technical consultant and product endorser for many leading manufacturers, including Neumann, Audio Technica, Electrovoice, Servo Drive and Alesis. He currently holds the position of market manager for live sound products for Digidesign where he contributes to all aspects of that company’s burgeoning presence in the live sound market.
He is an accomplished producer in all facets of media production for events including large-scale concerts and services for houses of worship. A respected figure on the international seminar, education and convention lecture circuit, he has emerged as a pro audio industry renaissance man.
Scovill makes his home in Scottsdale, AZ where he operates his own Eldon’s Boy Productions Inc. and MusiCanvas Recording Studio and lives with his wife, three children and a dog named Dino.
The 121st AES Convention will be held in San Francisco’s Moscone Center October 5-8, 2006. For a preliminary schedule of 121st AES Convention event dates, times and locations or to download high-res photos please visit www.aes.org.