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January 2019

STAR TREK: PICARD

Paul played violin on the score to "Star Trek: Picard."

Paul has performed on the Main Title and multiple episodes of the new TV series, scored by composer Jeff Russo.

December 15, 2019

The final installment is here!

Tonight marks another milestone in Paul's involvement in the 'Star Wars' franchise. Paul attended the cast and crew screening of "The Rise of Skywalker."  Along with the talented music prep team for the film, Paul spent many months preparing and orchestrating the scores, working from John Williams' incredibly detailed pencil sketches. 

October - December 2019

MULTIPLE TV SERIES

Recording Sessions continue for multiple TV series.

Paul has continued to perform on the scores to new TV series such as:

 

"Amazing Stories" for composer Noah Sorota

"Togo" for composer Mark Isham

"Emergence" for composers Blake Neely & Daniel Chan

"Prodigal Son" for composer Nathaniel Blume

"Treadstone" for composer Jeff Russo

"Castle Rock" for composer Chris Westlake

"Stargirl" for composer Pinar Toprak

October 2019

ONWARD

Recording Sessions finish for Pixar's new film.

Paul had the pleasure of playing violin on the orchestral recording sessions for Michael & Jeff Danna's score to the upcoming Pixar film, "Onward."  The sessions took place at Warner Brothers Studios over the past week.

September 12, 2019

FAMILY GUY & AMERICAN DAD

Recording sessions for "Family Guy" and "American Dad" continue.

Paul has played violin on many episodes of "Family Guy" and "American Dad" over the past five seasons.  He is quite happy to play in the studio orchestras for these long-running animated shows.

August 2019

THE MANDALORIAN

Paul played violin on the score to "The Mandalorian."

Paul performed on on the new Star Wars TV series, scored by composer Ludwig Göransson.

August 2019

GREEN EGGS AND HAM

Paul works on the orchestrations for the new TV series.

Paul was thrilled to work on the orchestrations for composer David Newman on the score to the new animated series Green Eggs and Ham. 

August 2019

TERMINATOR: DARK FATE

Paul played violin on the score to new "Terminator" movie.

Paul recorded for the new Terminator movie this week.

June 2019

CHARLIE’S ANGELS

Paul played violin on the score to "Charlie's Angels"

Paul spent the week recording for film composer Brian Tyler this week on this sequel to the hit TV series.

June 2019

TIMMY FAILURE: MISTAKES WERE MADE

Paul played violin on the score to "Timmy Failure"

Paul played violin for film composer Rolfe Kent this week on this family film.

May 2019

DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD

Paul works on the orchestrations for the new "Dora" film.

Paul is thrilled to continue orchestrating for composer John Debney on the score to the new animated film Dora and the Lost City of Gold.

April 2019

THE ORVILLE

Paul played violin on and orchestrated the score to "The Orville."

Paul is thrilled to continue playing violin, and now orchestrating on Seth MacFarlane's TV comedy, "The Orville."  With fantastic new orchestral scores by legendary film composers Bruce Broughton (along with John Debney, Joel McNeely and Andrew Cottee), Paul performed on both the underscore and the show's original Main Title Theme.

April 2019

IT CHAPTER TWO

Paul played violin on the score to "It Chapter Two"

Paul played violin for film composer Benjamin Wallfisch this week on the sequel to the terrifying hit movie, It.

November 28, 2018

THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART

Paul played violin on the score to "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part"

Paul played violin for film composer Mark Mothersbaugh this week on the sequel to the animated hit movie.

November 18, 2018

UMBRELLA ACADEMY

Paul played violin on the score to "Umbrella Academy."

Paul performed on on this new new TV series, scored by composer Jeff Russo.

November 2018

Paul orchestrates on John Debney's new Musical

Paul spent some time orchestrating a portion of composer John Debney's new musical 'My Silent Night,' which will premiere in Salzburg this month.  Most of the score was orchestrated by Kevin Kaska, but Paul arranged and orchestrated several songs for the musical as well.

November 2, 2018

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY

Paul played violin on the score to "Star Trek: Discovery."

Paul has performed on Seasons 1 & 2 of the new TV series, scored by composer Jeff Russo.

October 30, 2018

THE MULE

Paul played violin on the score to "The Mule"

Paul played violin for film composer Arturo Sandoval this week on his new score to Clint Eastwood's film.

October 26-28, 2018

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Live Concert to picture at the Hollywood Bowl.

Paul is delighted to be playing violin at the Hollywood Bowl for one of his favorite film scores, "The Nightmare Before Christmas" live to picture.  Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara and Paul Reubens will all sing their original roles. This is the 4th time that Paul has performed on this annual Halloween season concert. 

October 1, 2018

WELCOME TO MARWEN

Paul played violin on the score to "Welcome to Marwen"

Paul played violin for film composer Alan Silvestri this week on his new score to the Robert Zemeckis film.

September 25, 2018

ISN'T IT ROMANTIC

Paul played violin on the score to "Isn't It Romantic"

Paul played violin for film composer John Debney this week on his new score to the Romantic Comedy 'Isn't It Romantic.'

August 19, 2018

SHAFT

Paul played violin on the score to "Shaft."

Paul spent 3 days this week recording on composer Christopher Lennertz's score for this sequel to the original 1970's film.

July 2018

HOLLYWOOD BOWL ORCHESTRA

Paul played violin in the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra this summer

Paul played on several fantastic concerts at the Hollywood Bowl this summer, including concerts featuring Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald – and also a fun performance of John Williams' iconic score to "Jaws" live to picture!

June 9, 2018

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

Paul played violin on the score to "Christopher Robin."

Paul spent several days this week recording on composer Jon Brion's score to this new Disney film.

May 25, 2018

Paul orchestrates on the latest "Star Wars" film

Though composer John Williams did not write the entire score to this film, he contributed a new theme for Han Solo and some fully orchestrated material for the film.  Film composer John Powell used Williams' theme for the final score. Paul spent several weeks working from Williams' pencil sketches on the theme and some score elements.

April 25, 2018

TAG

Paul played violin on the score to "Tag."

Paul spent time this week recording on composer Germaine Franco's score to this new film.

January 26, 2018

CRAZY RICH ASIANS

Paul played violin on the score to "Crazy Rich Asians."

Paul spent several days this week recording on composer Brian Tyler's score to this new comedy.

December 22, 2017

Another great John Williams Score

Paul is very proud to continue his work on John Williams' scores! The latest release is the Steven Spielberg film, 'The Post.' Paul (and the entire music prep team) spent several months orchestrating, proofreading and copying this score, working from Willams' detailed pencil sketches.

December 12, 2017

The next installment is here!

Tonight marks another milestone in Paul's involvement in the 'Star Wars' franchise. Paul attended the cast and crew screening of "The Last Jedi."  Along with the talented music prep team for the film, Paul spent many months preparing and orchestrating the scores, working from John Williams' incredibly detailed pencil sketches. 

November 16, 2017

HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS

'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives' wins a Hollywood Music in Media Award!

Paul is ecstatic to announce that he and director Chris Perkel have won a Hollywood Music in Media Award for their work on 'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives!'  The documentary won for "Best Musical Documentary / Special Program." Paul accepted the award with producer Michael Bernstein at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood. Many thanks to the entire team behind the film including Scott Free Productions, IM Global and Apple Music.

November 6-10, 2017

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY VISIT

Paul returns home to guest-lecture at his Alma Mater, WSU

Paul is thrilled to return back to his hometown, Pullman!  After many years of living and working in Hollywood, Paul had the pleasure of being asked back to guest-lecture and present at Washington State University.  While in Pullman, Paul taught courses in Film Composition, Orchestration, Life as a Studio Musician, Entrepreneurship & Networking. He also performed music from 'Breaking Through' with the WSU Symphony Orchestra. Many thanks to Allegro at WSU, and piano major Garrett Snedeker who helped organize the event and performed alongside Paul at the piano.

October 19, 2017

HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS

Paul's album 'Breaking Through' is nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award!

Paul is thrilled to announce that his album 'Breaking Through' has been nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award (HMMA) in Contemporary Classical / Instrumental!   

October 2017

60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS

Paul's album 'Breaking Through' considered for the 60th Annual Grammy® Awards.

This year, Paul became a voting member of The Recording Academy (The Grammys®) and saw his solo piano & orchestra album, 'Breaking Through' considered for the awards.  A difficult campaign was launched and many new friends in music were made in the process.

September 15, 2017

FERDINAND

Paul played violin on the score to "Ferdinand."

Paul spent this week recording on composer John Powell's new score to this animated feature.

September 13, 2017

FOREMAN

Paul composed original music for documentary about George Foreman.

The documentary about heavyweight champ and master salesman George Foreman premieres on Epix tonight.  Directed by Chris Perkel, Paul composed the original music for this documentary. 

August 28, 2017

PITCH PERFECT 3

Paul played violin on the score to "Pitch Perfect 3."

Paul performed on the Musical Comedy score by composer Christopher Lennertz.

August 16, 2017

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND

Paul played violin on the score to "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

Paul performed on the score to the hit Musical Comedy series.

April 19, 2017

CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES

Paul composed the original score for new documentary about music industry legend Clive Davis.

The documentary is opening the 2017 TriBeCa Film festival at Radio City Music Hall.  The soundtrack for the film consists of 20 minutes of original score by Paul Henning, along with many songs from the incredible artists Clive Davis discovered and nurtured throughout his famed career.

March 26, 2017

BATES MOTEL

"Bates Motel" recording sessions finish after 5 seasons!

The recording sessions for Season 5 finished tonight, with lead actor Freddie Highmore ("Norman Bates") attending.  Paul also played violin on all of seasons 2, 3 & 4.

March 21, 2017

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL

Paul played violin on the score to "Diary of a Wimpy Kid."

Paul played violin on composer Ed Shearmur's new score to the latest installment in the "Diamry of a Wimpy Kid" series.

February 15, 2017

BAYWATCH

Paul played violin on the score to the Zac Efron comedy "Baywatch."

Paul was thrilled to perform on composer Christopher Lennertz's new comedy score for the Zac Efron-led Baywatch film this week.

January 30, 2017

THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS

Paul played violin on the score to the latest "Fast & Furious" film.

Paul performed on the exciting new score by composer Brian Tyler.  This is Paul's 2nd "Fast and Furious" score.

December 16, 2016

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

Paul played violin on the score to the latest "Star Wars" film.

Paul was thrilled to play violin on the recording sessions for "Rogue One" at Sony Studios during the first several weeks of November.  Kudos to Michael Giacchino for pulling this score together in one month's time!

November 2, 2016

BREAKING THROUGH

Paul's début piano and orchestra album is available!

Paul is thrilled to announce that after many years of hard work, his new album is available for purchase at iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. The music is soaring, lush and exuberant. The solo piano shines above a full 48-piece orchestra, creating a sweeping musical vista that blends joyous optimism with a nostalgic Americana voice.

 

September 15, 2016

HALO WARS 2

2 days of recording sessions just finished.

The Hollywood Studio Symphony did an amazing job recording Gordy Haab's challenging and massive score in just 2 days.  The sessions took place at 20th Century Fox Studios.

 

September 2, 2016

MOANA

Recording sessions finish for upcoming Disney feature.

Paul played violin on Disney's upcoming animated feature "Moana," which finished recording this afternoon at Warner Bros. Studios.  It is scheduled for a Thanksgiving release.

 

August 21, 2016

STORKS

Recording sessions wrap for this new animated feature.

Paul played violin on Mychael and Jeff Danna's score to this zany animated film.

 

July 1, 2016

THE BFG

Steven Spielberg's new film, "The BFG" opened today.

As part of the music team for "The BFG," Paul spent over 5 months working directly with composer John Williams's pencil sketches, engraving and orchestrating the final scores for the film.  John Williams is an incredible talent, writing all his music with a pencil and paper at the piano.

His new score is a magical representation of Roald Dahl's original story.  Paul first started working on the orchestrations for the film in late 2015 while on vacation for the holidays.

 

June 14, 2016

TITANFALL 2

Orchestrations for live event at the 2016 E3 Expo.

Paul orchestrated a new piece by composer John Luker called "Titanfall Duel" that was performed live at the E3 Exposition in conjunction with the launch of  "Titanfall 2."

 

 

June 4, 2016

ALMOST CHRISTMAS

Recording sessions took place today for the orchestra.

Composer John Paesano's score was recorded today at Sony Studios, conducted by twin composers Jason & Nolan Livesay. Paul played violin on the soundtrack.

 

April & May 2016

BARBRA STREISAND

Recording sessions take place for Barbra Streisand's new album.

Paul had the pleasure of playing violin on Barbra Streisand's upcoming album, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway."  As expected, Bill Ross's arrangements were wonderful and lush.  And Barbra... she's a true artist who is still at the top of her game.

Paul also played violin on her last album, "Partners" and live at the Hollywood Bowl in 2013.

 

May 14, 2016

GHOSTBUSTERS

Recording sessions take place at Sony studios

Paul played violin on some of the new "Ghostbusters" score for composer Teddy Shapiro today.  

 

April 18, 2016

ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE

Recording sessions begin for the newest "Ice Age."

Paul had the pleasure of playing violin on composer John Debney's frenetic and rompous new addition to the "Ice Age" franchise.  Debney conducted a large studio orchestra at 20th Century Fox Studios, with orchestrations by Kevin Kaska.

 

March 18, 2016

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

Sessions begin for the upcoming blockbuster film.

Recording sessions started this morning for the upcoming installment of the "X-Men" series.  John Ottman is the composer, with the help of twin composers Jason and Nolan Livesay.  Paul also played violin on the last "X-Men" film, "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

 

February 14, 2015

AGENT CARTER

Recording sessions wrap for season 2 of Marvel's "Agent Carter."

Recording sessions for the second season of "Agent Carter" wrapped today at Warner Brothers Studios. Christopher Lennertz – a composer whose scores Paul has played on many times – composed the score for the show.

 

February 12, 2016

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE

Bear McCreary's feature film score

Recording sessions took place at Warner Bros. studios tonight.

 

December 16, 2015

It's finally here!

Tonight marks a milestone nearly a year in the making.  Paul attended the cast and crew screening of the new "Star Wars."  Along with the talented music prep team for the film, Paul spent nearly 11 months preparing and orchestrating the scores, working from John Williams' incredibly detailed pencil sketches. It was a great honor for everyone involved to work on this project. 

 

December 13, 2015

THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA

Recording session for Justin Timberlake's score finish today.

Paul both orchestrated part of the score as well as played violin on the recording sessions.  This marks Justin Timberlake's first film score as a composer.

 

September 14, 2015

THE GOOD DINOSAUR

Recording Sessions finish for Pixar's new film.

Paul had the pleasure of playing violin on the orchestral recording sessions for Michael & Jeff Danna's score to the upcoming Pixar film, "The Good Dinosaur."  The sessions took place at Warner Brothers Studios over the past week. 

 

July 23, 2015

MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS

Scoring sessions finish

Today marked the completion of four days of recording John Paesano's score for "The Maze Runner" sequal.  Paul played violin on the first film as well.

 

June 9, 2015

CONCUSSION

James Newton Howard's mesmerizing score recorded at Sony pictures this week.

Paul spent 2 days this week recording the composer James Newton Howard's score to "Concussion." Pianist Robert Thies played beautiful and haunting solos throughout the score.

 

June 5, 2015

RIDE ALONG 2

Recording sessions for Christopher Lennertz's Score finished today.

A great time was had by the orchestra at Fox Studios recording composer Christopher Lennertz's Latin inspired score.

 

May 6, 2015

TED 2

Recording sessions for Seth MacFarlane's "TED 2" begin.

Orchestra recording sessions started this morning at Fox Studios and will continue through this week and next.  Paul is playing violin in the orchestra.  Composer Walter Murphy is writing a hilarious and fun score like he did with the first "Ted," in addition to his regular TV gig "Family Guy."

 

April 16, 2015

VARÈSE SARABANDE: "Back in Time...1985 at the Movies"

Recording sessions finished today for the album.

The sessions took place at 20th Century Fox Studios for a new release from label Varèse Sarabande featuring film scores from the year 1985. Many of these were favorites of Paul's growing up, such as "Back to The Future" and "The Goonies." It was great fun for Paul to play violin on these recording sessions and he is looking forward to performing the same selections with the Golden State Pops Orchestra in June 2015.