Warren was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1975. He commenced studies at the Vancouver Academy of Music and was the youngest Ever leader of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Warren is also an accomplished pianist, having Studied with a disciple of Rudolf Serkin. In 1994, Warren moved to London and studied at the Royal College of Music where he won an Exhibition Scholarship, Concerto trials and numerous violin prizes. Since 1996, Warren has been working professionally and has performed with the English Chamber Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, BBC Symphony & Concert Orchestras and the Royal Philharmonic. As a Baroque violinist, he has performed with ensembles such as the New London Consort, La Serenissima, Gabrielli Consort, Musicians of the Globe, Avison Ensemble and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.