Ann Callaway

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Ann Marie Callaway (born October 28, 1949 in Washington, D.C.), who uses the name Ann Callaway, is an American composer.

Life and career[edit]

Callaway grew up in Baltimore, and began her musical training under Grace Newsom Cushman. She studied with Alvin Etler at Smith College, George Crumb at University of Pennsylvania and with Jack Beeson, Fred Lerdahl and George Edwards at Columbia University, where she earned her D.M.A. in 1991.

Callaway's compositions have been widely broadcast in the U.S., and she is the subject of a documentary produced by Swedish Radio. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, commissions from the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Guild of Organists, and has held residencies at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony and the Leighton Artist Colony in Banff.[1] She is a recipient of the Fred Waring Award,[2] and the Miriam Gideon Prize.[3]

In 1984 Callaway was one of the founders of the New York Women Composers, Inc., an organization that supports women composers in the State of New York and the Greater New York City area through catalogs, events and grants.[4]


Her principal publisher is Subito Music.



  1. ^ Callaway, Ann Marie, retrieved 13 October 2015 
  2. ^ Music Clubs Magazine, 48 (4), 1969, retrieved 13 October 2015 
  3. ^ IAWM Journal, 6–7, The Alliance, 2000, retrieved 13 October 2013 
  4. ^ New York Women Composers, Inc., retrieved 15 May 2014 

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