Awards & Prizes
Winner of the Brotastic Ensemble Call for Scores for Baby Blue Roses to be recorded in August 2016.
Finalist for the 2013 American Prize in Choral Composition.
Semi-Finalist for the 2013 American Prize in Chamber Music Composition.
Finalist for the 2012 American Prize in Choral Composition.
ChoralNet Composer of the Month for April 2012.
An award from the Composer Assistance Program of the American Music Center provided partial funding for two performances of Scenes from Razumov at the Fresh Voices IX Festival of New and Used Operas in San Francisco in May 2009.
Commendation in the 2007 Heritage Singers Composers Competition for From the Odes of Solomon.
Finalist in the 2007 Cincinnati Camerata Composition Competition for Leo.
First Place in the 2006 Orpheus Music Composition Competition for Beneath the Apple Tree.
Awarded the Masterworks Prize by ERM Media in 2006 for On the Ground Where We Live.
Awarded the Masterworks Prize by ERM Media in 2005 for the First Suite from Razumov.
Finalist in the inaugural New Choral Music Competition at Briar Cliff University for The 21st Century (A Girl Born in Afghanistan).
Recognized by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers with ASCAP Standard Awards annually since 2003.