John Paesano is a composer, producer, conductor, and arranger for film, television, video games, and records. John studied classical music with Professor Sally Dow Miller of Conservatoire de Paris, and continued his studies at Berklee College of Music where he focused on composition. On his path to scoring films on his own, he served minor roles among some of the industry's most prestigious composers, including Jerry Goldsmith and John Williams.
Paesano received an Annie Award for Best Music for his work on DreamWorks' animated series Dragons: Riders of Berk, which is based on the Academy Award® winning film How To Train Your Dragon. He won a World Soundtrack Award for his score to the hugely successful young adult adaptation, The Maze Runner. He has now completed the trilogy, which includes The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure. His other credits include Universal Picture's Almost Christmas and Sony Animation's The Star.
He's currently scoring both Marvel's hit series Daredevil and Defenders. Forthcoming in 2018 is Spider-Man PS4, which will be released featuring John's huge orchestral score.
Sony Classical proudly announces the release of THE MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) with original music by award-winning composer John Paesano. The soundtrack will be released digitally on January 26, 2018 and is available for preorder here. The film will be released on January 26th, 2018. In the epic finale to The Maze Runner Saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary last city, a WCKD controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get the answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.