Keith Kenniff is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and electronic music producer from Maine. He composes ambient/electronic music under the moniker Helios and post-classical piano music under Goldmund. He is also one half of the indie band Mint Julep with Hollie Kenniff. Since 2004 he has released over 20 albums under those monikers.
Kenniff graduated with honors from Berklee College of Music with a degree in percussion in 2006 and shortly after started composing music for advertising, film and TV. In 2011 he provided music for the popular Apple 4s ad campaign helmed by renowned filmmaker Mark Romanek and went on to score a series of high-profile ads for clients such as Google, Amazon, Instagram, Starbucks, and Facebook, including Facebook’s seminal “10 Years Look Back” project and Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” by Ogilvy & Mather which became the most viewed ad of all time surpassing 200 million views and took home 19 Cannes Lions including the Titanium Grand Prix in 2014. Keith has composed music for numerous HBO series including, “The Runaway Bunny”, “The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm”, and “Song of Parkland” the latter of which won a Primetime Emmy in 2018 and 2020. He has composed music for several feature documentaries including the acclaimed “Blood Brother” which was awarded the grand jury prize at Sundance as well as the emmy-nominated documentary “Blood Road” and most recently scored the award-winning documentary “Emanuel”.
Through Scorebird, Kenniff’s music has been used in trailers for “Loving”, “The Good Dinosaur”, “Daddy’s Home”, “Goodbye Christopher Robin” and more.