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Dale Cornelius has been writing scores and songs for feature films, television series, documentaries, television commercials and major events and launches for the last 16 years. He has won the Australian Guild of Screen Composers award for 'Best Music' twice and been nominated several more times. In 2002 his score for 'Till Human Voices Wake Us' was given The Age's 'Critic's Choice' for Best Australian Film Score.
Dale was chosen to be the head composer for Australia's pavilion at World Expo in Japan 2005 writing a variety of music compositions from a choreographed drum'n'bass piece using 'found' instruments to an emotive ballad sung by Tjimba Possum Burns about our country's landscape and what it is to 'be home'. He also composed the orchestral soundtrack for the AFL World Museum cinema experience using the M.S.O. and an emsemble of Taiko drummers, and scored the two part documentary series Revealing Gallipoli, which screened across five countries on ANZAC eve in 2005. Dale is also actively involved in writing chamber music. This May, '100 Voices' is having it's World Premiere at The Fantadia Multimedia Festival in Italy, with images provided by Lonely Planet. Dale is still working on his solo album, featuring string quartet, piano and atmospheric grooves due to be released later this year....fingers crossed!