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Larry Elliott


Larry Elliott began his career in the late 1960s in the radio arm of the NZ Broadcasting Corporation, before moving into television including working on the sound for music shows C'mon and The Country Touch. From the late 1970s het lead the TVNZ sound department for many memorable news events, including visits by Queen Elizabeth (1977) and Pope John Paul II (1981), and the 1994 Commonwealth Games. He worked with many well-known musicians of the 1970s as a recording engineer at Mascot and Stebbings Studios, and later set up Vivante Recording, capturing orchestral concerts and choirs. Larry Elliott died at 74, on 6 August 2022.

Larry Elliott is one of these rare individuals who are totally committed to their craft and love what they do. He respects everybody involved regardless of background and is ideal to work with. Larry gets a fabulous sound from a single flute to a large orchestra and choir, even in trying circumstances. Orchestra conductor, flutist and music professor Uwe Grodd on Larry Elliott