Ann Warde is a composer and pianist whose works include electro-acoustic,
solo piano, and instrumental compositions as well as video works created
with a computer-controlled audio/video system which allows elements of
color to influence aspects of sound. Included among the performances of
her compositions are presentations at the Bang on a Can Festival in New
York, and by the Composers' Forum. She was a winner in the West German
Radio's Forum for Young Composers, held in Cologne in 1992, and her work has
been supported by grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, Meet
the Composer, Inc., and the Burchfield Art Center, SUNY College at Buffalo.
She studied composition with George Cacioppo at the University of
Michigan, and at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, and is currently
completing doctoral studies in composition at the University of Illinois.