Kyle Acheson

Kyle Acheson


Composer and Performer

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A little
Bit About Me:

Kyle Acheson is a composer of musicals, film scores, and folk songs. He brings stories to life through music. At the 2018 New York Musical Festival, he was nominated for an Award in Outstanding Musical Arrangements and Orchestrations for his work on Thicket & Thistle’s What’s Your Wish. He is a fan of sweaters.


Coming Up:


Performing over 60 covers in Central Park with Thicket & Thistle.

Sep 7


Composition begins for Because She Asked, a new musical by Ruthann Conley. Stay tuned for demos in the future!

Aug 1


Death Cruise, an original musical comedy about sharks, demons and drinking, opens downtown. (Now extended through August 4th!)

Jul 26

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Some Kind Words
sent my way:

Not to be overlooked are whiz-kid composer Kyle Acheson’s musical contributions. Though he doesn’t perform his works live as he did in Fertile Ground’s “The Waterman”, his recorded pieces are credible enough to blend into a mixtape alongside David Byrne and The Pixies.
— A.L. Adams, Oregon ArtsWatch
Both my inner child and outer adult were delighted by the catchy melodies and intricate harmonies in this whimsical piece of original theatre.
— Brett Aresco, Theater is Easy
Kyle Acheson contributes original music that sets apt tones of grandeur and sadness.
— Marty Hughly, The Oregonian