Notable Awards and Grants

LSU Provost Fund for innovation in Research – Seminar/Collaborator Support Fund, spring 2024 (The Devil’s Dream), $7,500.

ASCAP Plus Awards, 2003-2023.

LSU Dean’s Match Award, $2,500 (Devil’s Dream opera, 2023).

LSU Center for Collaborative Knowledge, $1000 (Devil’s Dream opera workshop, 2023).

LSU Provost Fund for Innovation in Research, $3000 (Galatea’s Dream, 2023).

American Prize, National Finalist  – professional composer (orchestral) and semi-finalist Performance of American Music (soloists and performers) – Bacon award) for (Escher Keys, 2023).

Sabbatical award, LSU, fall 2023.

Virginia Center for the Arts, Moulin a Nef residency in Auvillar, France July-September 2023.

LSU Nominations, Rainmaker Award (2024 and 2022), LSU Alumni Teaching Award (2023).

ATLAS grant through Louisiana Board of Regents for Escher Keys, ($32,000 award) for bassoon concert project, 2021.

Secret Sky selected to be included on multi-artist CD performed by Athens Philharmonic Orchestra, Prisma, volume 4, released through Navona, August 2020.

2nd compilation CD, Sky-Born through Navona, November 2017.

MacDowell Colony Fellow, composition residency, August 2016.

Virginia Center for the Arts, artist residency, August 2015.

Yale University, Distinguished Music Educator Award, June 2015.

1st compilation of works CD release, ArtIfacts, May 2015.

National Endowment for the Arts, Conservatory in the Schools, April 2015.

Music Teacher National National Association, national student junior level awardee, 2014.

NEA, 2012.

CMS, Community Seed grant for ArtSounds, 2010.

Banff Center, residencies, 2004, 2007.

International Society of Bassists, 2002.

Meet the Composer, 1997-99.

For all commission information, please see works.  For all publicity and performance information, see press and publicity.