K.S. Rhoads is a singer/songwriter, composer, producer, and performer from Nashville, TN. Ranging from complex and grandiose to simple and intimate, Rhoads’ music draws on influences from folk, classical, cinematic pop and hip-hop.
With a vast artistic language, his music has been called “an exhibition in style, grace, and limitless possibilities.” (American Songwriter Magazine). His songs have been licensed in numerous movies and television shows (Transparent, Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Reign, The Good Doctor), film trailers (Netflix “The Little Prince”, jOBS) and commercials (Apple, Coca-Cola, Levi’s, Expedia, Zillow and more). As a composer, K.S. has arranged orchestral music for numerous pop artists, scored the animated series Paranormal Action Squad, and composed for, and performed with, The Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Rhoads’ recently finished his first Ballet, “Seven Deadly Sins”, which premiered in May 2017 at The Tennessee Performing Arts Center with The Nashville Ballet and The Nashville Symphony. Inspired by artists such as Paul Simon, Beck, Prokofiev, Beastie Boys, and Randy Newman, K.S. creates an eclectic, emotive, and powerful sonic language through his blend of classic and modern music. Rhoads has written and produced for a broad array of exceptional artists including Kris Allen, Emily West, Fleurie, Young Summer, and many more. He continues to be a pivotal influence in the bourgeoning music scene in Nashville.