Music is My Life: Episode 032

PODCAST EPISODE 032: Jon Kull on Orchestrating Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Blockbuster Movies

You know who Jon Kull is, even if you don’t know that you know who he is. You’ve heard his orchestrations in films like all of the “Hunger Games” movies, “King Kong,” “Avatar,” “Black Panther,” “Mary Poppins Returns,” and so many more.

You know who Jon Kull is, even if you don’t know that you know who he is. You’ve heard his orchestrations in films like all of the Hunger Games movies, the Maze Runner movies, King Kong, Avatar, Black Panther, Mary Poppins Returns, and so many more.

On this edition of the Music Is My Life podcast, Jon discusses his three-decade-long Hollywood film orchestrating career, the new Berklee Online Film Scoring master’s program, and notably, the unlikely turn of events that led one of Jon’s compositions to become the MacGruber theme song.

JON KULL PHOTO BY MICHAEL KOSINSKI/BERKLEE ONLINE