Kyle J. Hartman is an award-winning film & TV composer and orchestrator based in Los Angeles. His scoring credits include the sci-fi fantasy film "Wishmaker", selected for the Seattle International Film Festival and the CK Film Festival (Long Island), and the Lifetime movies "Meet Me In New York" and "Snowed In For Christmas", co-scored with Bobby Rose. Kyle's music has appeared in "Adorableness" (MTV), "The Floor is Lava" (Netflix), Michelle Khare's "I Trained Like An Olympic Boxer" documentary (YouTube), several "Mr. Beast" videos (YouTube), and "Home Team" (Netflix). Kyle was awarded the BMI Peter Carpenter Film/TV Composer Fellowship for his epic orchestral fantasy track "Dance of the Magicians". Kyle is currently creating a creepy and whimsical score for the upcoming fantasy feature "Dark World Of Oz", directed by special effects makeup legend Larry Bones and starring Bailee Bob Sveen.
As orchestrator, Kyle has worked on many high-profile projects including "Cobra Kai" (Netflix), "The Woman King" starring Viola Davis, "The Swearing Jar" starring Patrick J. Adams ("Suits"), "Freaks" (Netflix), "Scoob: Holiday Haunt", and "This World Won't Break." As copyist and music engraver, Kyle's credits include "Nine Perfect Strangers" starring Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy, "A Bad Mom's Christmas" starring Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell, "The Invitation" starring Nathalie Emmanuel ("Game of Thrones"), and the TV series "Supernatural". Kyle regularly collaborates with many of Hollywood's top composers and orchestrators including Marco Beltrami ("Logan", "A Quiet Place", "Ford vs Ferrari"), Tim Williams ("Get Out!", "Pearl", "Guardians of the Galaxy"), Dara Taylor ("The Tender Bar", "The Invitation"), and John Coda ("That's So Raven", "Even Stevens").
Kyle frequently contributes orchestral tracks to the Extreme Music production library in collaboration with the world-class musicians at Hans Zimmer's Bleeding Fingers Music. In 2022, Kyle released "CELESTIAL", an album of original orchestral compositions which he recorded remotely in 2020 with musicians across the country.
Growing up in Keller, TX, Kyle started piano lessons at an early age and honed his skills as a singer and piano accompanist at his community church. He studied music composition at Southern Methodist University and film scoring at the Seattle Film Institute under legendary Hollywood composer Dr. Hummie Mann ("Robin Hood: Men in Tights"). Kyle is also a lover of magic and mystery who frequently visits the world-famous Magic Castle. When he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream career in film scoring, he naturally worked as a Wizard at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. Kyle currently lives and works out of his home studio in Hollywood.