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Emilio Kauderer is an Argentine music composer who lives in Los Angeles, CA. He composed the score for Juan Campanella’s Oscar winning film, “The Secret in their Eyes” (Best Foreign Film 2010) in collaboration with composer Federico Jusid. The score won Best Soundtrack by Premio Clarin 2009 (Argentina), Premio Sur 2009 (Argentina), and was nominated for Best Soundtrack at both the Goya Awards 2010 (Spain) and Condor de Plata Awards 2010 (Argentina). The soundtrack was released by Milan records in the Spring of 2010.
Emilio composed the music for “El Mismo Amor” (Warner), also directed by Campanella and score was nominated for a Premio Sur prize for Best Soundtrack in Argentina. Another Campanella project Emilio scored was “Vientos de Agua,” a critically acclaimed mini-series that won Argentina's 2007 Premio Clarin award and the 2008 Martin Fierro award for Best Soundtrack.
Emilio composed the score of Disney’s Latin versions of the box office hit, “High School Musical” and also did the score for “A Place in the World,” directed by Adolfo Aristarain, which was nominated for Best Foreign Film (Oscars 1992) and won two prestigious Argentine cinema awards for Best Film Score. Other American films include “Conversations with God,” directed by Stephen Simon, “Culture Clash in America” directed by Emilio Estevez and 'Friends & Lovers,' directed by George Hass, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Stephen Baldwin.
Emilio was a winner of a Latin Grammy for his contribution to “Bajo Fondo Tango Club,” produced by Gustavo Santaolalla and Juan Campodonico. He received a fellowship to The Sundance Institute’s Composer’s Lab and was honored by having been selected as the composer of the music for New York’s Jewish Heritage Museum main exhibit piece. His musical, 'Paquito's Christmas,' was performed at the Washington Opera and the Pasadena Civic Center in Los Angeles, and featured Placido Domingo’s grandson, Dominic. His symphonic work has been performed by the National Symphonic Orchestras in Argentina and Honduras, the La Porte Symphony Orchestra and the Pan American Symphony Orchestra in Washington.
Kauderer composed the music for the 60th anniversary of the Holiday on Ice show “Diamonds” which was warmly received by European audiences for four years. Emilio collaborated with Michael Kamen for the opening of the Winter Olympics, wrote the AT&T song for Jon Secada’s performance at the Olympic Games in Seoul and wrote the music for Ricky Martin’s videos for the “Livin’ la Vida Loca” tour in collaboration with KC Porter.
Kauderer composed the main title song and additional music for Showtime’s “Dead Like Me” series (Emmy nominee 2004 for Best Score) in collaboration with Stewart Copeland. Other television credits include “Life with Bonnie,” “Resurrection Boulevard” and CSI:Miami, in addition to television several series produced by Campanella. Kauderer was recently granted recognition by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles for his contribution to Latin and film music.