Kevin Saunders Hayes
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Kevin Saunders Hayes


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The best kept secret in music


"Flawlessly blends musical styles"

Hayes is one of few composers today who uses all of this experience to the advantage of the film’s he scores. Hayes’ eclectic score flawlessly blends musical styles from opera to head-banging rock. - The Los Angeles Times

"Can't be pigeonholed"

"Hayes is not one to be pigeonholed and his musical contribution to film is always interesting, intriguing and crosses several genres, from gothic, to punk to pop. Hayes clearly has the composing skills to make an audibly exciting performance.” - The Daily Breeze


“The juxtaposition of film and music is perfect, brilliantly matching and magnifying the film. It is very clear that he has a great talent for matching music to images.” - Talkin

"Wildly Accomplished"

"Kevin Saunders Hayes is a wildly accomplished composer who is clearly at home in a wide range of musical styles." -

"Lively & Fluid"

"The film's lively and fluid music was written and produced by Kevin Saunders Hayes." - La Dauphine Libere


Selected Credits
Academy Award Nominee
Mighty Times - The Legacy of Rosa Parks - HBO Pictures

Academy Award Semi-Finalist
Rock The Boat - HBO Pictures

21st Century Filmmaker Award Winner
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - CanalPlus

21st Century Filmmaker Award Winner
Metropolis - 11811, LLC

Mr. Fix-It - One-Tu-Three Productions
American Blend (formerly “Spice of Life”) - White Stripes Productions
Soulkeeper - Sci Fi Channel
Reeseville - Doomed Productions, Ltd.
Infidelity - Showcase Entertainment
Cold Hearts - How Bad Productions
Blood Type - Skonto Film Partnership
The Last Days of Danny Pelvic &The Thrusters - Red Baron Films
Ivory Tower - Showtime Network
Getting Away - Mystique Films
Interruptions - Surrender Films
Blue Shark Hash - Big O Films
The Flunky - Autumn Wind Productions
Solid Ones - The Artist’s Colony
Lady in the Box - Doomed Productions, Ltd.
Heaven &The Suicide King - Killer Productions
The Achievers - Axiom Films
A Different Shade of Love - Shade Films
Rockboy - Rockboy Films
The Orchard - Orchard Productions Inc.
Careful What You Wish For - Mosaic Moving Pictures
Faith - Scott Martin Films
The Effects of Magic - The Effects Company
The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter - HBO Pictures

The Aquanauts - Animal Planet
National Geographic Network - National Geographic Network
The Cartoon - Network Turner / The Cartoon Network
Sci Fi Buzz - The Sci Fi Channel
Posie Paints / Mia’s Music - Mississippi Education TV
ABC Wide World of Sports - ABC Sports

Believe In Santa – Wolf Tracer Studios
Dinosaur Island - Wolf Tracer Studios
Voltron-Defender of the Universe - World Events Television
GI Joe Extreme - Saban Entertainment (additional music)

The Scream Heard Round The World Trio / Bravo
Bob Hope-Thanks For The Memories A&E Biography
Jimmy Stewart-America’s Hero A&E Biography


Feeling a bit camera shy


Award-winning composer Kevin Saunders Hayes is a study in contrasts – a classically trained musician, and a product of London’s rock scene - Hayes is as comfortable in front of a stack of guitar amplifiers as he is conducting a symphony orchestra.

A veteran of more than 40 feature films, Hayes has written, performed and produced the scores and title songs for the Academy Award® Nominated "Mighty Times - The Legacy of Rosa Parks", and the Academy Award® Semi-Finalist "Rock The Boat".

Hayes has applied this talent to hundreds of hours of music for television and thousands of national commercials and jingles for every product and brand name imaginable (Please see Website for complete list of credits).

In addition to his film and television work, Hayes has written 16 stage musicals including, “Toxic Avenger–The Musical” which had its world premiere in Omaha’s The Blue Barn Theatre, and "Einstein's Dreams" scheduled to make it's WORLD PREMIRE in March 2006 at The Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia.

Hayes is also the creator of VOX LUMIERE, a unique live performance combining original rock-operatic music, theatre and silent film. VOX LUMIERE has performed in both Europe and the United States, and was honored by the Cinematheque Francaise with a special invitation to perform in Paris. Please visit for more information, tour dates, and music and video downloads.

For more a complete list of all credits and information please visit Kevin's Website (see address below).