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Jonathan Tunick
Orchestrator

Jonathan Tunick at 1997 Tony AwardsJonathan Tunick (born 19 April 1938) is an orchestrator, musical director and composer, who is a member of that small group of artists who have won all four major American performing awards: the Tony, Oscar, Emmy and Grammy. The bulk of his work has arisen from his involvement in theatre, and he is associated especially with the musicals of Stephen Sondheim.

He was born in New York City and is married to actress Leigh Beery.

Credits as Orchestrator
Take Five (co-composer) - 1957
From A to Z - 1960
All In One - 1961
Promises, Promises - 1968
Here's Where I Belong - 1968
Dames at Sea - 1969
Company - 1970
The Grass Harp - 1971
Follies - 1971
MASS - 1971
The Selling of the President - 1972
- 1973
A Little Night Music - 1973
Smith - 1973
A Chorus Line - 1975 ("Nothing", "At The Ballet", "...And", "Sing!")
Goodtime Charley - 1975
The Frogs - 1975
Pacific Overtures - 1976
Ballroom - 1978
Sweeney Todd - 1979
Merrily We Roll Along - 1981
Endless Love (composer) - 1981
Nine - 1982
Baby - 1983
Dance a Little Closer - 1983
Into the Woods - 1987
Nick & Nora - 1991
Phantom - 1992
A Grand Night for Singing - 1993
Company (re-orchestrated) - 1993
Sweeney Todd (re-orchestrated) - 1993
Passion - 1994
The Petrified Prince - 1994
Patti LuPone on Broadway - 1995
Company - 1995
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - 1996
Martin Guerre - 1996
State Fair - 1996
Into the Woods - 1997
Titanic - 1997
Saturday Night - 1999
Minnelli on Minnelli - 1999
Marie Christine - 1999
Putting It Together - 1999
Napoleon - 2000
Follies - 2001
Into the Woods - (re-orchestrated) 2002
Elaine Stritch At Liberty - 2001
Nine - (re-orchestrated) 2003
110 in the Shade - 2003
The Frogs (re-orchestrated & expanded) - 2004
Pacific Overtures - (re-orchestrated) 2004
The Color Purple - 2005
A Chorus Line - (re-orchestrated) 2006
The Apple Tree - (re-orchestrated from Eddie Sauter's originals) 2006
110 in the Shade - (re-orchestrated) 2007

Credits as Musical Supervisor
Nine - 1982
Alice in Wonderland - 1982
The Wind in the Willows - 1985

Television & Films
The Twelve Chairs - 1970 - musical director, orchestrator
Blazing Saddles - 1974 - orchestrator
Young Frankenstein - 1974 - orchestrator
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother- 1975 - orchestrator
A Little Night Music - 1977 - composer orchestrator, conductor
- 1978 - (television) - composer, conductor
Flying High - 1978 - (television) - composer, conductor
- 1979 - (television) - composer, conductor
3 by Cheever: The 5:48 - 1979 - (television) - composer, conductor
Rendezvous Hotel - 1979 - (television) - composer, conductor
Swan Song - 1980 - (television) - composer, conductor
Blinded by the Light - 1980 - (television) - composer, conductor
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall - 1980 - (television) - composer, conductor
Fort Apache the Bronx - 1981 - composer, conductor
Endless Love - 1981 - composer, conductor
Reds - 1981 - orchestrator
The Shady Hill Kidnapping - 1982 - (television) - composer, conductor
Night of 100 Stars - 1982 - (television) - music arranger
Sweeney Todd - 1982 - (television) - orchestrator
Alice in Wonderland - 1983 - (television) - composer, conductor
I Am the Cheese - 1983 - composer, conductor
Murder, She Wrote - 1984 - (television) - series composer, conductor
Concealed Enemies - 1984 - (television) - composer, conductor
Brotherly Love - 1985 - (television) - composer, comductor
Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories - 1985 - (television) - series composer, conductor
The B.R.A.T. Patrol - 1986 - (television) - composer, conductor
You Ruined My Life - 1987 - (television) - composer, conductor
Into the Woods - 1991 - (television) - orchestrator
- 1993 - (television) - orchestrator
The Last Good Time - 1994 - composer
The Birdcage - 1996 - music arranger and adapter, composer, conductor
Passion - 1996 - (television) - orchestrator
Hey, Mr Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh - 1998 - (television) - orchestrator
The Fantasticks - 2000 - music adaptor and arranger, conductor

Awards
1977 Oscar - Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score - A Little Night Music
1997 Tony Award, Best Orchestrations, for Titanic
1988 Grammy, Best Instrumental Arrangement, "No One Is Alone", performed by Cleo Laine
1982 Emmy - Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction - Night of 100 Stars