Ann Warde

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.