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

Prior to his he work at Big Idea, Kurt was a band director for high school and a music director at a church where Phil Vischer goes. He 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.

Fun Facts

  • Kurt used a borrowed tuba from the high school band he used to work for the opening of 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

  • Where's God When I'm S-Scared?
  • God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?!
  • Are You My Neighbor?
  • Rack, Shack and Benny
  • Dave and the Giant Pickle
  • The Toy That Saved Christmas
  • Very Silly Songs!
  • Larry-Boy! and the Fib from Outer Space!
  • Josh and the Big Wall!
  • Madame Blueberry
  • The End of Silliness?
  • Larry-Boy and the Rumor Weed
  • King George and the Ducky
  • Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen
  • Trouble on Planet Wait-Your-Turn
  • Lyle the Kindly Viking
  • The Cheating Scales of Bullamanka
  • The Ultimate Silly Song Countdown
  • The Amazing Carnival of Complaining
  • Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
  • The Star of Christmas
  • The Wonderful World of Auto-Tainment!
  • The Ballad of Little Joe
  • An Easter Carol
  • A Snoodle's Tale
  • Sumo of the Opera
  • Duke and the Great Pie War
  • Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush
  • Lord of the Beans
  • Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler
  • LarryBoy and the Bad Apple
  • Gideon: Tuba Warrior
  • Moe and the Big Exit
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Ha's
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
  • Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue
  • Abe and the Amazing Promise
  • Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Noah's Umbrella
  • Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving
  • Pistachio - The Little Boy That Woodn't
  • Sweetpea Beauty: A Girl After God's Own Heart
  • It's a Meaningful Life
  • Twas The Night Before Easter
  • Princess and the Popstar
  • The Little Drummer Boy
  • Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men
  • The Penniless Princess
  • The League of Incredible Vegetables
  • The Little House That Stood
  • MacLarry and the Stinky Cheese Battle
  • Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas
  • Veggies in Space: The Fennel Frontier
  • Beauty and the Beet
  • Noah's Ark
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