Cory Neale is an architect, bassist/composer, and sound designer from Philadelphia, PA. He works with a variety of artists across the media spectrum, including the Walnut Street Theater, keila cordova dances, Krista DeNio, and Birds on a Wire dance theater among many others. He is resident composer and sound designer for Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers. In 2011, Cory received the American Association of Community Theater Sound Design Award for Bootless Stagework’s production of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman. He is a three-time Earthdance E|MERGE Interdisciplinary Arts resident.
As a bassist and composer, his experience includes writing and performing in solo and ensemble settings, live accompaniment to choreography, and music production for dance and film. He is a member of the bass section for the Abington Symphony Orchestra.
His visual art, often done in conjunction with his composition and sound design as a method to explore spatial and narrative relationships, has been featured as part of Carpenter’s Hall 200 Year anniversary show, installations for the Windows Throughout Old City program, and in private collections throughout the U.S.