Matthew Warne

Part-Time Assistant Professor, Department of Music Composition, Theory, and History, Setnor School of Music, Transmedia and Foundation

Music composition, theory, and history

215 Crouse College


PhD, Brown University

MS, Georgia Institute of Technology

BA, Grinnell College

Matthew Peters Warne is a composer and installation artist that creates work to explore the role we play in our own perception. Matthew creates electronic instruments and software to manipulate recordings of everyday soundscapes in live performance. His recordings are drawn primarily from Angola, in southern Africa, as part of an effort to understand the intersection between emerging, resource-rich nations and changing global cultures. His doctoral work at Brown University is in Multimedia and Electronic Music Composition; he holds an MS in Digital Media from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a BA from Grinnell College with majors in music and economics.


Areas of expertise:

Electroacoustic Composition, Soundscape Composition, Sound Spatialization, Electronic Instrument Design, and Interactive Installation