Multi-instrumentalist and composer Kevin Whyms began his musical studies at an early age with the Artane Boys Band in Dublin. In 2000, he moved to Australia and studied Jazz Fusion in the Conservatorium of Music in Sydney. It was there that he developed a keen interest in orchestral composition.
He 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 “Cold” (Blank Canvas Pictures), and “Behind the Sword in The Stone: The Making of Excalibur” (Mossy Hare Productions) starring Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren and Gabriel Byrne. He has also composed for RTÉ broadcasts of The World Cup 2010, The Champions League, Guinness GAA All-Ireland Championship, The Week in Politics and Love/Hate.
As a guitarist, he continues to record and perform across many genres with a wide variety of artists, including critically acclaimed international songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, The Saturdays, The UCD Choral Scholars, Noise Control, The International Blues Band and Owen Brady & The Blue Shakes, where his performance can be heard on the Sex & The City soundtrack. He has also appeared on The Late Late Show, The View, The Voice of Ireland, Ireland AM, The Last Broadcast, The Pat Kenny Show, The Ryan Tubridy Show and the Tony Fenton Show as well as performing to capacity audiences in some of ireland’s largest festivals and venues including The O2, The Odyssey Arena, The Electric Picnic, Live at the Marquee and Marlay Park.
April 2014 sees his highly anticipated score for short film “A Grave Situation” (Storys 2 Film) being performed and recorded by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. He holds a non-exclusive publishing contract with the groundbreaking media content providers Score Music Interactive.