Kurt Henry Heinecke is a American songwriter and composer for VeggieTales and 3-2-1 Penguins!

Prior to his work at Big Idea, Kurt was a band director for high school and a music director at a church where Phil Vischer goes. He first started working at Big Idea when Phil needed a music composer for his first show.

He is currently married with his wife Judy and three children. He also planned to return to composing music and songs for an upcoming VeggieTales revival series, "The VeggieTales Show."

Fun Facts

  • Kurt used a borrowed tuba from the high school band he used to work for the theme song from VeggieTales.
  • He is the only crew member who gets confused on whom is Jimmy and Jerry.
  • He also works as a photographer.
  • He was a schoolteacher in Jamaica before settling in Chicago where Phil would hire him as music composer for VeggieTales.

Works with Big Idea

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