Jonathan Kirkscey

jonathan kirkscey


Won’t You Be My Neighbor


Jonathan Kirkscey is a composer, cellist, and producer who performs regularly with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and is a co-founder of Blueshift Ensemble, a contemporary classical chamber ensemble. As a film composer, Jonathan has scored several award winning documentaries including Best of Enemies, directed by Morgan Neville, and Won't You Be My Neighbor, a film about Fred Rogers which premieres in January 2018 at the Sundance Film Festival. His score for Best of Enemies earned him the International Documentary Association’s award for best original music in a documentary feature. He has also composed music for several Netflix original series including Chelsea Does and Abstract: The Art of Design.



ASCAP Composer Spotlight @ Sundance 2018

Meet the ASCAP composers whose music is powering this year's Sundance selections.