Kyle Novy

Instructor, Singer-Songwriter Program, Interlochen Arts Academy

Instructor of Music, Interlochen College of Creative Arts


M.A., Crosscultural Studies (Music & Culture), Fuller Graduate School; B.M., Commercial Music, Musicians Institute

Kyle Novy brings his experience in modern songwriting and technology to the singer-songwriter program at the Interlochen Arts Academy.

A guitarist of nearly 20 years, Novy is equally experienced on stage and in the studio. He also writes and performs on piano, mandolin, drums, bass, and hammered dulcimer. His performance experience in the Los Angeles area includes theatrical, studio, and live performance settings. Novy has also composed music for web videos, commercials, national radio ads, art events, and more.

As a music producer and audio engineer, Novy has guided many artists through the creative process, and is currently a judge for the Indie International Songwriting Contest. After opening a recording studio in the Pacific Northwest, Novy launched My Song Alive, an online production company recording songs for artists all over the country.

In addition to his teaching and production roles, Novy released 52 original songs for free with his most recent project, Mount Valor.

Novy earned a bachelor’s degree in Guitar Performance (Commercial Music) from Musicians Institute, and a master’s degree in Crosscultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, focusing his studies on music and postmodern culture.