Multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Kevin Whyms began his musical studies at an early age with the Artane Band in Dublin. Known now for his virtuosic guitar style, Kevin continues to record, produce and perform across many genres with a wide variety of artists, incl. critically acclaimed international songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, UK No.1 selling pop act The Saturdays, Una Healy, The UCD Choral Scholars and Noise Control. He has performed his original music in such prestiges venues as The Three Arena, Odyssey Arena, Berklee College of Music, Aras an Uachtarain, Consulate Generals Office - New York, Electric Picnic, Marlay Park and Carnegie Hall.
In 2000, he moved to Australia and studied Jazz Fusion in the Conservatorium of Music in Sydney. It was here he developed a keen interest in orchestral composition.
Kevin now enjoys a growing reputation as a TV, Film & Games composer having scored music for the award winning X-box and Playstation game “Pure” (Disney Interactive), Galway Film Fleadh nominated Feature Film “Leopard” (Blank Canvas Pictures), Feature Documentary films such as “Excalibur: Behind The Movie" (Mossy Hare Productions) starring Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren and Gabriel Byrne and “The Donegal All-Black - The Dave Gallagher Story” for Setanta Sports, as well as providing music for RTE broadcasts of The World Cup, The Champions League, Guinness GAA All-Ireland Championship, The Week in Politics and Love/Hate. He won 'Best Original Score' at the 2014 Kerry film festival for 'The Gravediggers Tour’, recorded with the RTE Concert Orchestra. He has also provided original music for advertising with premium brands BBC, RTE, Setanta Sports, Electric Ireland, Dulux and Munster Rugby Club. Kevin received an EBU (European Broadcasting Union) Award Nomination in 2018 for best original soundtrack for documentary work with RTE. Kevin has just completed work for the up-coming film “Here are the Young Men” due to be released in October 2019.
Kevin is a represented composer at Contemporary Music Center.