Kevin Saunders Hayes is an award-winning composer, songwriter and producer specializing in music for film, television, movie trailers, video games, animation and advertising. Highlights from Kevin's work include extensive credits in Television, New Media, Advertising, and over 45 Feature Film Scores, including the Academy Award® nominated documentaries "Mighty Times-The Legacy of Rosa Parks" and "Rock The Boat." Kevin has also been recognized for his work with two 21st Century Filmmaker Awards for Excellence.
Kevin is also the creator of Vox Lumiere.
Vox Lumiere is "rock concert meets silent film", in a radically unique live performance that combines new music, theater and silent film to create a completely new entertainment experience.
Think Green Day and Charlie Chaplin on 20 Carmel Latte Macchiatos.
Vox Lumiere's all-star cast of singers, dancers and musicians joins forces with new music, light show, multi-media and film to retell timeless movie masterpieces such as Metropolis, The Phantom of the Opera, Nosferatu and Peter Pan.
Vox Lumiere-The Hunchback of Notre Dame is slated to air nationally on PBS.
"... absolutely riveting..."
-The Los Angeles Times
"Vox Lumiere is a multidimensional, high-decibel blast of visual and auditory splendor"
- The Dallas Morning News
"Vox Lumiere joins Cirque du Soleil, and Stompas a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience audiences crave!"
-The Daily Breeze.
Elegant uplifting short cue. Hopeful, dreamy, inspiring, and positive. Exciting expectations but a bit foreboding, what's ahead? Discovering a secret, lush, cautious, filled with tension and the unexpected. Quiet before the storm. Dramatic, Calm Mellow Music
It's hot in Jamaica this Christmas, and the Marley's have a very cool treat waiting for the Man in Red. No, not *that*, it's Jingle Bells with steel drums, guitar, organ, bass and drums, and done in a rocking laid back style of the Caribbean. Kick back, light up and get into the Christmas spirit. Instrumental, Reggae, Reggae
Not so very long ago magic could still be found on earth & the journey of 3 young adventurers would lead to the discovery of the mankind's great gift. A sweeping arrangement of a classic PD Christmas fav. Works well for scenes of magic, fantasy, adventure, wonder, the east, montages, movie trailers. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
A fun romp through the insane list of gifts piling up in front of some poor girls door in the days before Christmas. Great for comedies, sitcoms, cartoons, family movies, movie trailers, & commercials. Chamber orchestra with lots of editable sections & special instrument features. The tuba is a fav. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
It's that perfect holiday moment - the kids are asleep, firelight fills the room with a soft glow, and you and a loved one enjoy a quiet moment enjoying the Christmas tree. A beautiful woodwind ensemble sets the mood for scenes about home, love, nostalgia, romance & for tonight all is right world. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Peace on earth, good will towards well, everyone! An upbeat pop/rock arrangement of a Christmas favorite. A 6/8 feel with a drum beat in 2. Sleigh bells, harp & strings leading to oboe, guitar & rhodes. Works well for montage scenes, happy shoppers rushing about & conveys the warmth & love of Xmas. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
It's their first day back & the Elves don't have a moment to loose - Christmas is only 364 days away! Up, down & through every department, we're on a "Mr. Toad's Wild Ride" through Santa's workshop. Piano, oboe & bells start then chamber orchestra takes us through magical variations of a Xmas fav. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Elegant lush calm and a bit dark and mysterious. Angelic choir opens this but suddenly there is a CRASHING, HUGE, EPIC explosion at the end. Blockbuster finale, road trip ending in a car cash or tragedy. Foreboding, attention-grabber. Sweet Innocence turns into disaster! Horror, Contemporary Thriller
It's Christmas Eve and happy shoppers are rushing to stores on Main Street to get last minute goodies for their loved ones. Sleigh bells set a happy tempo with angelic "Ah's" leading to clarinet, flutes & pizz violins. Happy, uplifting, fun and excited scenes anticipating Christmas. Mom, Dad & Kids. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
A beautiful Christmas morning filled with warmth and peace for the world. A medley of PD favorites. Piano, church bells, oboe, celeste begin & build with angelic "Ah's" and an organ to an inspirational climax. Homecomings, redemption, forgiveness, hope, peace & joy. Families, kids, puppies, snowfall, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Sin City is swinging with excitement 'cuz the Big Man is on his way to the strip with lots of groovy gifts for Frank and the boys. Jangly guitar with Route 66 big band and strings. Works well for traveling montages of Christmas in Las Vegas, the South or any city. Sets a fun and upbeat 1960's vibe. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Big Band
A pensive, melancholy piece about a man haunted by his past and deeply regretting the path he's taken. Begins with harp, joined by piano, cello & finally haunting voices. Works well in scenes about loneliness, regret, missing or dead loved ones, old people, romantic break-ups, horror or mystery. Mixed Vocals, Dramatic, Contemplative Music