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Lee Eiseman, publisher; Robert Levin, advisor; David Moran, assisting editor; Bettina A. Norton, emerita editor
About: Frank E. Warren
Frank E. Warren, composer, music publisher, adjudicator and educator, often collaborates with poets, visual artists and modern dance companies. His music has been presented in concert, dance and as installation works. Compositions have also been performed live, and on radio stations, across five continents.
Warren has been a prizewinner with New Music for Young Ensembles, the Schubert Club of St. Paul, Thursday Musical Chamber Series of Minneapolis and Berklee College of Music, among others. He has received honors and awards from ASCAP, American Music Center, Mary Flagler Charitable Trust, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Ragdale Foundation, where he has twice been artist-resident.
As a guest composer he’s spoken at Berklee College of Music, Chicago Musical College, Eastern Connecticut State University, The Manhattan School of Music, Memphis State University, Newton Free Library, the Newton, MA Public Schools, Russell Sage College and the University of Saskatchewan. He’s also been an adjudicator for national and international composition competitions, including the Illinois State Arts Council.
In 1994 he founded Frank E. Warren Music Service/Earnestly Music, a publishing company focused on the work of emerging composers. The catalog includes chamber and choral music, educational materials and transcriptions of the masters, and is affiliated with both ASCAP and BMI. He was elected to membership in the Music Publishers’ Association.
A native of Massachusetts, Warren lives in and operates his music studio from Boston, MA, where he enjoys working on new commissions and collaborations, while teaching a holistic approach to music composition.