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

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

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

Honorable Mention. Procession, Consolation, & Jubilation: Three Medieval Songs (1995), for mixed chorus, soloists, and small orchestra. ASCAP

Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards Competition, 1997.


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.