A Los Angeles based composer, Kevin De León graduated with honors from the University of California, Riverside where he received duel degrees in music and psychology. While at UC Riverside, Kevin studied under internationally recognized composer Byron Adams and was designated a Presser Scholar by the prestigious Presser Foundation, one of the few foundations in the United States dedicated entirely to the support of music and music education, in addition to receiving two Gluck Fellowships of the Arts and a number of other scholarships and awards.
Kevin also studied under Pulitzer Prize winning composer Roger Reynolds as part of a quarter in residence in Washington, D.C where he worked as an intern at Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the non-profit record label of the Smithsonian Institution. He later spent a brief period studying in Paris, France before returning home to continue his studies.
After graduating from UC Riverside, Kevin continued his training by taking courses through UCLA Extension's renowned film scoring program in addition to studying privately under film composer Dieter Hartmann (Terminator Genysis - Additional Music, Guardians of the Galaxy - Additional Music, God of War: Ascension - Co-Composer).
In addition to scoring a number of award-winning narrative films, Kevin has scored projects that have been featured on The Huffington Post, The New York Times, CNN, The World Post, IFL Science, IO9 and many others.
Kevin continues to work on a variety of film and multimedia projects.