Awards and Honors

[2008]       Outstanding School of the Arts Faculty, College of Charleston ExCEL Award

[2006]        Faculty Research and Development Grant, College of Charleston

[2004]        Composition Fellow at the MacDowell Colony

[2003]         Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

[2003]         Composition Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

[2002]         Charles Ives Center Winner, Piccolo Spoleto Festival

[1998]         Detroit Symphony Unisys African-American Reading Session finalist

[1994-1996]   George Ladd Prix de Paris: A fellowship to study in Paris

[1991, 1993  & 1997]  Nicola De Lorenzo Prize in Music Composition

[1988]         Mabel Daniels Prize in Music, Tufts University