About Bob Scott

Bob Scott is an award-winning music producer and sound designer, with extensive experience in everything from editing and mixing to large-scale concert recording. He works in television, film, contemporary music production, theatre, opera and live broadcast. Bob has recorded, produced, edited and engineered everything from the intimate studio recordings of Bach Partitas to live broadcast of the Gallipoli Symphony in Turkey. Major talents Bob has worked with include Nigel Westlake, Lior, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Sarah Blasko, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Nigel Kennedy and Ensemble Offspring. Bob has worked extensively with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and was sound supervisor in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House.

Bob Scott is also a composer with a particular interest in electronic processing of acoustic instruments. Whether in the theatre world, in live shows, or with dance, Bob enjoys working across diverse musical styles and formats, searching for cross pollination and evolution of different production techniques and practices.

Bob Scott is a recipient of the Australian Screen Sound Guild award, and an AACTA (AFI) and Helpmann Award 2012 Nominations.

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Awards

  • 2014 ARIABest Classical Work
    for Compassion (Westlake / Lior)
    Record / Produce / Edit / Mix and Master
  • 2014 Helpmann Awards nomination
    for Am I (Nick Wales and Band)
    Sound Design / Live Sound and record / Mix
  • 2013 Helpmann Awards nominations – one of 11
    for Bliss (Opera Australia)
    Sound Design
  • 2013 ARIA  – Best Children’s Album for  A Little Day Out with Justine (Justine Clark)
  • 2011 Best sound for a Doco Screen Sound Guild Award
    for Mrs Carey’s Concert
  • 2011 Best sound for a Doco Screen Sound Guild Award
    for Blue Silence (the complete string quartets of Elena Kats-Chernin, Acacia Ensemble)
    Edit / Mix / Master

Recent Work

  • Bliss – Opera Australia
  • I’m Your Man – Belvoir Theatre
  • Fractured Again – Ensemble Offspring
  • Happy as Larry – Shaun Parker (music mix)
  • Dark, not too Dark – choreographer Alaxandra Harrison (collaboration)
  • The Crowd – Australian Chamber Orchestra with cinematographer Jon Frank
  • Concrete and Bone – Branch Nebula (composition)
  • Beautiful Noise – Anton (for Legs on the Wall at the Brisbane Festival)
  • Stories of Love and Hate – Roslyn Oades (with Urban Theatre Projects)

Bob is also a performing member of Moth (Synergy Percussion)

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