Kevin Packard has been a staff composer for a prominent East Coast Music House where, for eight years, he scored national spots as well as composed for branding campaigns for TLC, Discovery Health, and Nat Geo. As a Composer In Residence at Connecticut College, he scored many productions for Dance undergraduates as well as received numerous commissions from visiting guest artists. His compositional credits include, Arby's, Ford, USA Today, Lexus, Discovery, Nat Geo Channel, TLC, The Treasury Dept, UTZ, Intercontinental Hotels and the National Parks Service, among many others.
Kevin Packard's writing style spans heartfelt acoustic music to driving electronica, and dramatic orchestral to quirky Penguin Cafe-ish. Kevin's compositions have won numerous awards. He now lives happily in Colorado, where he works out of his studio, creating music perfect for TV, Film, corporate branding and multiple new media projects. He is currently set to release "Facing Southeast," a collection of instrumental collaborations with bassist Bruce Swanson.
Kevin has won two Washington DC Peer Awards, for Discovery Wings, and National Geographic Channel-Culture Shock, a National Telly, a Telly and an award for best PSA for Special Olympics. His work also includes the Trading Spaces Theme for TLC, and the Rebranding/Station ID for Discovery Health Channel and TLC.
An uplifting, inspiring, acoustic instrumental with jangly acoustic guitars, big drums, and background vocals, playing a beautiful melody. Great for a show theme, Outdoor Life, Recreation, Backpacking or Promo/Ad Family security, Health, Fitness, Travelscape, Nature Vacation. Instrumental, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
A quirky instrumental with acoustic guitar and accordion as the featured voices adding bass and a good drumbeat. Would make a great companion to a quirky, humorous spot. Anything from Lawn Doctor to kid's energy bars to vacation fun. Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music
An acoustic instrumental that starts out with finger picked guitar with a lo drone underneath. Another guitar enters, followed by accordion and percussion to create a fun upbeat, slightly bluesish rural sounding piece. Evokes rural images, everyday life. Great for Open, Promo or Ad, Nature, Outdoors, Instrumental, Americana, Americana
Ethereal beginning with acoustic guitar and piano gives this reaffirming instrumental track a feeling of beginning, like the start of a new day or beginning of a journey. Great for show intro, family drama, youth drama, self awareness. historical exploration documentary, biography. Instrumental, Americana, Native American Contemp
An uplifting :30 orchestral, Copeland-ish medium tempo melodic instrumental with strings, winds, french horns, timpani, and drums combining to create a track both dramatic and emotional. Great show Open for Medical, Historical, Travelscape or Political Documentary. Instrumental, Americana, American Patriotic
A mid tempo instrumental starts off somewhat dark with moody piano chords, then transforms into positive and uplifting with shimmering electric guitars. Great for any ad that needs a neg or neutral setup before blossoming into positive reassurance. Family protection, health/diet, Insurance, Exercise, Instrumental, Americana, Americana