2017 is the 38th year of trading for System Sound.


System Sound is based in Melbourne and was founded by Managing Director, John Scandrett in 1979. It has designed and engineered the sound for musical theatre, operatic, symphonic and contemporary productions. We provide a premium package of audio, communications and CCTV facilities together with design, supervision, operation and installation.

Commercial Musical Theatre


System Sound has engineered many of the original production tours throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, including:

Cats, A Chorus Line, Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard, Billy Elliot, Chicago, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jersey Boys, King Kong, Legally Blonde, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia, Phantom of The Opera, Rock of Ages, The Addams Family, We Will Rock You, War Horse, Strictly Ballroom, Wicked, The World Tour of Phantom of The Opera, The Book of Mormon, Matilda The Musical and Kinky Boots.

Concerts and Symphonic work


System Sound specialises in orchestral sound reinforcement and has worked with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, KBS Orchestra (Seoul), The Singapore Symphony, Orchestra Victoria, and the Australian Pops Orchestra.

Large scale event Sound Design and Engineering projects have included the Hong Kong and Macau Handovers, Melbourne’s Milennium New Year’s Eve Celebrations many stadium and outdoor concerts throughout Australia, Asia and New Zealand, with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli, and Luciano Pavarotti, and “Mahler’s Symphony of a Thousand” for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Arts Festival.