Ammon Taylor

Ammon Taylor is a pianist, composer, music director. With a Bachelor of Music in composition from UT Austin, Ammon has a background in classical, jazz, and musical theatre. In his former position as the Paramount Theatre’s Education Music Director in Austin, TX, Ammon did everything from setting children’s narrative inventions to music with the Paramount Story Wranglers to arranging and music directing full musical revues for summer camps. Ammon is an avid accompanist of improvised theatre, and has created scores for improvised musicals on-the-spot with various troupes and theaters in Austin, and is currently involved with The PIT theater in New York. The winner of B. Iden Payne awards for his original scores in 2015 and 2016, and for his live music performance in 2018, he attended the National Winter Playwright’s Retreat in 2019, and is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, 2022 cohort (composition.) He is also the composer and creator of the internationally acclaimed post-apocalyptic song cycle Rites of Warming.