Ann Warren

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I take the clangs of NYC construction, sporadic beep beep of horns, whirring of some type of unidentified machine that never seems to stop, then mix in some occasional cabbie shouting expletives, the bass thump thump thump from a car passing in the night, the bar or stadium cheers for a Yankees home run and..., and am surrounded by music!

Composer, Sound Design for Dance Videos

University of Roehampton, London UK

December 2017

Original music and sound for Parallel Lines and Clamber, created by Amber Jarman-Crainey, and Juxtaposition by Amber Tucker.


Composer for Autumn Salon

Olli Studio, NYC

November 2017

Premiere of Autumn Leaves (Colors by Crayola): Burnt Umber, Venetian Red, Wintergreen Dream, Mango Tango, performed by Kate Amrine (Trumpet in C) and Jacob Elkin (Trombone).


Composer for Belvedere Chamber Music Festival

Grace-St. Luke’s Espiscopal Church, Memphis, Tennessee

June 2017

Murmures Féeriques for solo violoncello, performed by Craig Hultgren.


Composer for Zentripetal

Thalia Bar at Symphony Space, NYC

Zentripetal, June 2017

Duet for violin and 'cello 5 Morceaux en Forme du Tango performed by Lynn Bechtold & Jennifer DeVore.


Composer for NYCello part of New York/New Music Festival by Composers Concordance

Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC

March 2017

New York Premiere of Murmures Féeriques for solo violoncello, performed by Craig Hultgren.


Composer for MUsic Alive Chamber Series sponsored by Marshall University

First Avenue Baptist Church, Huntington, WV

March 2017

World Premiere of Murmures Féeriques for solo violoncello, performed by Craig Hultgren.


Composer for Miolina at Rockwood

Rockwood Music Hall, New York City

January 2017

New York Premiere of my duet for 2 violins Que-ce que je disais? performed by Lynn Bechtold & Mioi Takeda.


Sound Design/Live Percussion for Ubu Roi

The Cell, NYC

Citizen Artist, January 2017

Written by Alfred Jarry.

Directed by Margaret Araneo-Reddy.


Composer for Salon 3 - #8 Belief

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

December 2016

Premiere of I Envy Paranoids (They actually think people are paying attention to them.) for woodwind quintet.


Composer for Podcast PG with Marisa Marquez

December 2016


Composer for Salon 3 - #7 Lethal

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

November 2016

Premiere of Waiting at the Gallows for string quartet and actor. Inspired by George Orwell's 1931 essay - A Hanging.


Composer for Salon 3 - #6 Justice

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

October 2016

Premiere of 3 Generations of Imbeciles (are Enough) for jazz ensemble.


Composer for Ms. Oriental

Barnard College, NYC

September 2016

Featuring We are Here, lyrics by Marisa Marquez, music by Ann Warren for the play Ms. Oriental by Marisa Marquez.


Composer for Salon 3 - #5 Trade

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

September 2016

Premiere of my duet for violin and double bass Industry, Frugality, Fertility, & Skill in Economy performed by Adam von Housen and John-Paul Norpoth.


Composer & Director for

A/K/A Benjamin (Franklin's Women)

Old Stone House in Brooklyn, NY

Concrete Timbre, August 2016

Premiere of my duets for violin and double bass A Statue Erected in My Honor performed by Adam von Housen and John-Paul Norpoth, and for violin and trumpet Perhaps That's the Fault of My Spectacles (Treaty of Paris) performed by Adam von Housen and Hugh Ash, and a new arrangement (for piano, violin, bass, alto sax, and glockenspiel) of Benjamin Franklin's String Quartet.


Composer for Salon 3 - #4 Expatriate

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

May 2016

Featuring Émigrée for jazz ensemble.


Composer for Zentripetal

The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY

Zentripetal, April 2016

Premiere of my duet for violin and 'cello 5 Morceaux en Forme du Tango performed by Lynn Bechtold & Jennifer DeVore.


Composer for Salon 3 - #1 Work

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

January 2016

Featuring And they say that Art exists as a thing in itself! for 2 actors and electronics.


Composer for Choreocomp

Gallery MC, NYC

Paracademia, December 2015

Featuring Winter Solstice for solo flute; and The Giant in the Dirty Coat for flute, trombone, and dancer.


Composer for 7th Annual Composers-Play-Composers Marathon

Spectrum,  NYC

November 2015

Featuring The Left Jimmy Choo for piano, trombone, and drums.


Composer for Last Saturday Salon #8 - (Ad)dress

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

November 2015

Featuring Montparnasse Correspondance for violin and trumpet.


Composer for Last Saturday Salon #7 - Roll

The Drawing Room, Brooklyn, NY

October 2015

Featuring Stones out Under the Low-limbed Tree (Don’t Roll) - Images by Robert Frost, for two violins and piano.


Composer for Last Saturdays Salon #6 - Jazzy!

The Drawing Room in Brooklyn, NY

September 2015

Featuring Looking for the Right Jimmy Choo for piano, trumpet, alto sax, bass, vibraphone, and percussion.


Composer for Circuit Bridges

Gallery MC, NYC

September 2015

Featuring The Prisoner’s Return for actor, bass, and fixed media; and Being Allowed to Tell Lies for actor and amplified prepared bass.


Composer & Director for 4 Wars

in 2015 Dream Up Festival,

Theater for the New City, NYC

September 2015

Featuring original music compositions for piano, trumpet, violin, and percussion in an interdisciplinary production featuring a play performed by 6 actors, projections, and live music.


Composer for Miolina & Zentripetal in Paris

Institut Finlandais, Paris, France

June 2015

World Premiere of my duet for 2 violins Que-ce que je disais? performed by Lynn Bechtold & Mioi Takeda.


Composer for Last Saturdays Salon #5 - Fable

The Drawing Room in Brooklyn, NY

May 2015

Featuring Cinderella Suite for piano, guitar, trombone, flute, alto sax, and drums. Accompanies Lotte Reiniger’s Cinderella (1922), adapted by Robert Morton, and text by Nancy Greening.


Composer for Last Saturdays Salon #4 - Vox

The Drawing Room in Brooklyn, NY

April 2015

Featuring Treasuring My Trinkets While Purging My Possessions for solo flute and electronics.


Composer for Last Saturdays Salon #3 - Spectacle

The Drawing Room in Brooklyn, NY

March 2015

Featuring Czołgi Wojenne (War Tanks) for flute, bass, and electronics, and A Request for Poet and Processed Clarinet.


Composer for Brazilian guitarist Rodrigo Baggio

Jan Hus Church, New York, NY

February 2015

Featuring 2/2 F E B, a graphic score for solo guitar.


Composer for Last Saturdays Salon #2 - Mix 1, 2, 3, 4

The Drawing Room in Brooklyn, NY

February 2015

Featuring Ruined for Viola, Trombone, and Actor, Bain de mer en forme de point d’orgue for 2 Actors and Alto Sax, and

Uncle Seabird for Trombone and Actor


Composer for Last Saturdays Salon #1 - Reunion

The Drawing Room in Brooklyn, NY

January 2015

Featuring Sunrise at Stonehenge for Solo Flute and Heat 2 Oasis for Solo Piccolo


Composer and Sound Designer for Fortune’s Child

Theater Project in Baltimore, MD

AEA Members Project in Baltimore, January 2015

Written by Mark Sharf. Directed by Yvonne Erickson.


Composer for 6th Annual Composers-Play-Composers Marathon

Spectrum,  NYC

November 2014

Featuring Stapled to the Chicken for saz and amplified prepared bass.


Composer/Creator for Un Lieu de Vie

Gallery MC in New York, NY

concrete timbre & d'moiselles, October - November 2014

Compositions by: Erik Satie, Whitney George, Lillian Redl, Chris Chappell, and Ann Warren. Texts by Erik Satie, Carina Beckerman, Terence Diamond, Mark Farnen, Nancy Greening, Sylvaine Hinglais. Directed by Ann Warren. Choreographed by Michelle Stuckey.


Sound and Music Designer for In The Ring

Theater for the New City, New York, NY

Diffractions Theatre, August 2014

Written by Leonore Confino. Directed by Alexandre Oppecini.


Composer/Director for Anna Strong's Laundry

The Old Stone House in Brooklyn, NY

Concrete Timbre, August 2014

Written by: Nancy Greening, Mark Farnen, Lynne Procope.

Music by: Manuela Lechler, Milica Paranosic, and Ann Warren.


Composer for Voices of justice and consanguinity…

Fraunces Tavern, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, July 2014

Voices of justice and consanguinity… is a multidisciplinary concert inspired by independence and freedom.


Composer for Voices of justice and consanguinity…

Clemente Soto Velez Center, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, July 2014

Voices of justice and consanguinity… is a multidisciplinary concert inspired by independence and freedom.


Composer for Solstice Solos

Two Moon Art House & Cafe, Brooklyn, NY

Concrete Timbre, June 2014

Featuring Sunrise at Stonehenge for Solo Flute and Heat 2 Oasis for Solo Piccolo played by Aleksandra Miglowiec.


Composer, Musician for Nous Play: Elements

Two Moon Art House & Cafe, Brooklyn, NY

Concrete Timbre, January - May 2014

Elements, a 5-concert series of new music, sound, words & images by Nous Play affiliated composers and artists wanting to develop their art by working outside their comfort zone to create challenging new compositions.


Composer/Musician for Taste of France

Bryant Park, New York, NY

Taste of France Show, September 2013


Sound Designer for A Young Lady of Property

Rep Stage, Columbia, Md

Rep Stage, June – September 2013

Written by Horton Foote. Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Composer for Age of Pain(e)

The Old Stone House in Brooklyn, NY

concrete timbre & d'moiselles, August 2013

An evening of enlightenment! Featuring Mavericks in Sheol for Solo Flute and Actor, performed by Aleksandra Miglowiec and David A. Green. Part of the 2013 Battle of Brooklyn commemoration.


Composer & Director for Coq tôt

Theater for the New City, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, August 2013


Sound Designer for Flirtation

The Barrow Group Theater, New York, NY

Marvell Rep, January - March 2013

Written by by Arthur Schnitzler. Directed by Lenny Liebowitz.


Sound Designer for Night Games

The Barrow Group Theater, New York, NY

Marvell Rep, January - March 2013

Adapted by Lenny Liebowitz, from the novella Spiel im Morgengrauen, by Arthur Schnitzler. Directed by Lenny Liebowitz.


Sound Designer for Dreams of a Butterfly

Shapiro Studio, New York, NY

Columbia University, January – February 2013

Adapted from Zhuang Zhou Test Wife by Peilin Ji, Tong Li, and Yue tan David Tang. Directed by Peilin Ji.


Composer/Sound Design for Mary Rose

Rep Stage, Columbia, Md

RepStage, August – November 2012

Written by J.M Barrie. Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Composer/Musician/Translator for Folie Pure

Theater for the New City, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, August 2012

Written by Sylvaine Hinglais. Translated by Ann Warren. Directed by Eleonore Dyl. Performed in French with English titles.


Composer/Sound Designer for Yellow Brick Wall, Angry White Men Played by 2 Happy Asian Girls

Here Arts Center, New York, NY

YBW Productions, August 2012

Written by Siho Ellsmore & Marisa Marquez. Directed by Danny Williams.


Composer for Satie's Birthday Party

Hall in Theater at Saint Clement’s, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, May 2012

Featuring Le Tennis for Clarinet, Alto Sax, and Flute, Le Quatre Coins for Flute and Electronics, and Bain de Mer for Solo Sax.


Composer/Creator for Dziewczyna

The Consulate General for Poland, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, December 2011


Composer/Creator for Dziewczyna

University Settlement, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, December 2011


Composer/Creator for Dziewczyna

Here Arts Center, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, December 2011


Sound Designer for Or,

Rep Stage, Columbia, Md

RepStage, June – September 2011

Written by Liz Duffy Adams. Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Sound Designer for Gated

The Mainstage Theater, New York, NY

Isa Company, 4 Hawk Productions, Leviathan Lab, May – July 2011

Written by Marisa Marquez. Directed by Danny Williams.

Nominated for award "outstanding sound design" for the 2011 Midtown International Theater Festival


Sound Designer for Oliver!

The Gallery Players, Brooklyn, NY

The Gallery Players. April – May 2011

Written by Lionel Bart. Directed by Neal Freeman.


Composer/Creator for Dziewczyna

Nicu's Spoon Theater, New York, NY

Concrete Timbre, September 2010 – January 2011


Sound Designer for Two by J.M. Barrie

Rep Stage, Columbia, Md

RepStage, September – November 2010

Two short plays: The Last Word and The Old Lady Shows Her Medals, written by J.M. Barrie. Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Sound Designer for What the Butler Saw

The Gallery Players, Brooklyn, NY

The Gallery Players, August – October 2010

Written by Joe Orton. Directed by Zac Hoogendyk.


Sound Designer for Passchendale

Robert Moss Theater, New York, NY

Thesia Arts, June – August 2010

Written by John Rafter Lee. Directed by Jonathan Winn.


Sound Designer for Almost Exactly Like Us

The Workshop Theatre, New York, NY

Theatre of the Expendable, March – May 2010 (3 months)

Written by Alan M. Berks. Directed by Jesse Edward Rosbrow.


Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Sound for I am a Bird

Gallery MC, New York, NY

Bruka Productions, May 2009


Sound Designer for Intelligence

Rep Stage, Columbia, Md

RepStage, May – November 2008

Written by Kenneth Camerson. Directed by Walt Witcover.


Sound Designer for Feeder: A Love Story

Collective Unconscious, New York, NY

Terra Nova Collective

June 2008 – July 2008 (2 months)

Written by James Carter. Directed by David Anzuelo.


Sound Designer for Santaland Diaries

Slayton House Theatre, Columbia, Md

RepStage, November – December 2007

Written by David Sedaris. Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Sound Designer for The Australia Project

Chashama, New York, NY

The Production Company, September 2007

11 plays by Australian playwrights: Pinter's Explanation by Ross Mueller, (directed by Mark Armstrong), The Melancholy Keeper of the Deep, Deep Green by Anthony Crowley (directed by Bridgette Dunlap), Goodbye New York, Goodbye Heart by Lally Katz, (directed by Kara-Lynn Vaeni), The Port by Wesley Enoch, (directed by Ari Edelson), 967 Tuna by Brendan Cowell, (directed by Mark Armstrong), The Beekeeper by Emma Vuletic (directed by Patrick McNulty), Syphon by Tommy Murphy (directed by Shana Gold), The Will of the Cockroach by Alexandra Collier (directed by May Adrales), Beneath Us by Ben Ellis (directed by Mark Armstrong), All This Beautiful Life by Veronica Gleeson (directed by Alexis Poledouris), Continuing Occupation by Van Badham (directed by Jordana Williams).


Sound Designer for The Error of Their Ways

Here Arts Center, New York, NY

Here Arts Center, August – September 2007

Written by Torben Betts. Directed by James Dacre.


Sound Designer for Two Husbands

The Chocolate Factory, Long Island City, NY

The Chocolate Factory, March – April 2007

Written by Ken Urban. Directed by Brian Rogers.


Sound Designer for Two by Pinter: The Lover & The Collection

Rep Stage, Columbia, MD

RepStage, January – February 2007

Written by Harold Pinter. Directed by Xerxes Mehta.


Sound Designer for Santaland Diaries

Rep Stage, Columbia, MD

RepStage, November 2006 – January 2007

Written by David Sedaris. Directed by Joe Brady.


Sound Designer for Santaland Diaries

Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, Silver Spring, MD

RepStage, November 2006 – January 2007

Written by David Sedaris. Directed by Joe Brady.


Sound Designer for The Blue Puppies Cycle

The Chocolate Factory, Long Island City, NY

Cagey Productions, August – September 2007

Written & Directed by David Vining.


Sound Designer for Last Spoken Word

Experimental Theater, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY

Dedalus Productions, August 2006

Written by Francis Kuzler. Directed by Philip Emeott.


Sound Designer for Click This!

Alleyway Main Street Cabaret, Buffalo, NY

Pandora's Box Theatre Company, May – June 2006

Written by Linda Stein. Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Sound Designer for My Juilliard

Theater for the New City, New York, NY

Theatre for the New City, October – December 2005

Written by Gloria J. Browne. Directed by David Sheppard.


Sound Designer for Artist Descending a Staircase

Center Stage Theatre, New York, NY

Boomerang Theatre Company, September 2005

Written by Tom Stoppard. Directed by John Hurley.


Sound Designer for Giant-n-Variation

Center Stage Theatre, New York, NY

Boomerang Theatre Company, September 2005

Written by Frank Kuzler. Directed by Eric Amburg.


Sound Designer for Wonder of the World

the Lion Theatre, New York, NY

Lion Theatre, October – December 2005

Written by David Lindsay Abaire. Directed by John Hurley.


Sound Designer for You’ll Have Had Your Hole

Collective Unconscious, New York, NY

Boomerang Theatre Company, July – August 2004

Written by Irvine Welsh. Directed by Francis Kuzler.


Sound Designer for The Wanderer

the Flea Theater, New York, NY

Laboratory for International Theatre Exchange,

June – July 2004

Written by Dmitry Lipkin. Directed by Adam Melnick.


Sound Designer/Percussionist for

Vaudeville or Bust

Shetler Studio Theater, New York, NY

Stage Door Acting Ensemble, April – May 2004

Written & Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Sound Designer/Composer for Rose Toibin

WOW Café Theater, New York, NY

WOW Cafe Theatre, March 2003 – March 2004

Written and Directed by Theresa Diamond.


Sound Designer/Composer for The Frog Prince

Flatiron Playhouse, New York, NY

Stage Door Acting Ensemble, January 2003

Written by David Mamet. Directed by Michael Stebbins.


Sound Designer for Bury the Dead

American Theater of Actors, New York, NY

Stage Door Acting Ensemble, October – November 2002

Written by Irwin Shaw. Directed by Benjamin Fishman.


Sound Designer/Composer for Fundamental

Here Arts Center, New York, NY

theatre et al,  July – November 2002

Written by Brian Rogers, Ryan Vemmer, and Aaron Rosenberg. Directed by Brian Rogers.


Composer for Rothchild's Fiddle

Connelly Theater, New York, NY

Laboratory for International Theatre Exchange,

October 2002

Written by Anton Chekhov. Directed by Adam Melnick. In Chekhov NOW Festival.


Sound Design for Belles of the Mille

Raw Space Theater, New York, NY

July 2002

Music by Jill Marshall-Work, Book by Rachel Rubin. Directed by Arlene Schulman.