Awards and Competitions 

 

Awards: 

Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Fellowship, 2018.

Commissioned by the World Saxophone Congress (for a 2015 premiere in Strasbourg, France), 2014.

Commissioned by the Johnstone Fund for New Music to compose a violin concerto, 2011.

Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Fellowship, 2010.

Ohio University Distinguished Professor Award, 2007.

Ohio University Creative Research Award, 2006.

Ohioana Music Citation Award from the Ohioana Library Association, 2005.

Ohio University Presidential Research Scholar, 1999–2004 (5-year appointment).

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 1999.

Ohio University Baker Fund Award, 1998–99.

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 1997.

Ohio University Research Committee Award, 1995–96.

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 1995.

Ohio University Research Committee Award, 1993–94.

Ohio University Baker Fund Award, 1993–94.

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 1993.

Ohio University Research Committee Award, 1990–91.

Meet the Composer Award, 1991. (first of several)

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 1991.

Finalist in the Ohio Arts Council Major Artist Award, 1990.

ASCAP Standard Awards, 1988–present.

Provost’s Teaching Recognition Award, Ohio University, 1988–94.

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, 1988.

Indiana Arts Commission Summer Fellowship, 1984.

ASCAP Raymond Hubbell Award to Young Composers, 1982.

Indiana University Fellowship, 1980–81.

Personal Faculty Scholarship, Indiana University, 1980–81.

Indiana University Fellowship, 1979–80.

 

Composition Prizes: 

Pi Kappa Lambda National Competition for a commissioned chamber ensemble composition, 2006.

National Flute Association Newly Published Flute Music Competition, 1994.

Delius Chamber Music Composition Award, 1990.

Barlow International Competition for New Orchestral Music, 1988.

Dean’s Composition Contest, Indiana University School of Music, 1987.

Mansfield University Contemporary Music Festival, 1984.

International Tuba Quartet Contest, co–sponsored by the Mirafone Corporation and the

Los Angeles Tuba Quartet, Honorable Mention, 1978.

Dean’s Composition Contest, Indiana University School of Music, 1978.

Dean’s Composition Contest, Indiana University School of Music, 1977.

International Trombone Association Composition Contest, 1976.

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