AWARDS

Academic

    Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UGA, 1997.

    Presidential Scholar Honor List, UGA,1993-1994.

    Dean’s List, UGA, 1990-1991, 1991-1992, 1992-1993.

Composition

    Semi Finalist, The American Prize, 2016.
        Mixtures~Crossfades~Foci (2013) for two guitars

    First Place, Truman State University/MACRO Analysis Creative Research Organization, 2006.
        Peace Ritual and Resonances (2005) for mixed choir

    First Place, Philip Slates Graduate Contest, Southeastern Composers League,1998.
        Psyche (1993) for flute, oboe, clarinet, guitar, violin, cello, and soprano.

    Honorable Mention, ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards Competition,1997.
        Procession, Consolation, & Jubilation: Three Medieval Songs (1995), for mixed chorus, soloists, and small orchestra. 

Guitar Performance

    Second Place. Georgia Music Teachers’ Association Wurlitzer-Collegiate Artist Guitar National Competition, Kansas City, MO, 
    1996.

    First Place. Music Teachers’ National Association Wurlitzer-Collegiate Artist Southern Division Guitar Competition, University
    of Southern Mississippi, 1994.

    First Place. Georgia Music Teachers’ Association Wurlitzer-Collegiate Artist Guitar State Competition, Kennesaw State
    College, GA, 1993.