MUSIC

Grants, Honours, and Awards

Premiere, cantata, "The Virgin Mary to the Child Jesus", Cantiamo Girl's Choir, Jackie Hawley directing, 2016.


Finalist, with Honorable Mention, The American Prize, Choral Composition, 2015.


Finalist, The American Prize, Choral Composition, 2014.


CBC Radio Interview, 2014.


Recipient, Corel Arts Award, Ottawa Arts Council, 2014.


Premiere, “Our Home Is This Country”, at Podium 2014, Toronto Children’s Chorus, Elise Bradley directing, 2014.


Winner, Atlantic Voices Choral Composition Competition, 2014.


Finalist, The American Prize, Choral Composition, 2013.


CBC Radio Performance, Ontario Today, 2013.


Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, 2013.


Premiere, “Four Love Poems by E.E. Cummings”, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn directing, 2013.


Host/Facilitator/Accompanist, Sheila Jordan, Ottawa ON, 2012.


Recipient, Diane Loomer Award for choral composition, 2012.


Premiere, “Ave Maria”, Toronto Children’s Chorus, Elise Bradley directing, 2012.


Premiere, “Peace Prayer”, National Youth Choir, Ivars Taurins/Joel Tranquilla directing, 2012.


Speaker/workshop presenter for Podium 2012, presented by the ACCC and Choirs Ontario.


Featured Composer, inaugural post of “Composer’s Corner” by Choirs Ontario.


Winner, ACCC Choral Canada Choral Composition Competition, 2011.


Winner, Ruth Watson Henderson Choral Composition Competition, 2011.


Selected composer, Interplay, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn directing, 2011.


3 live CBC Radio appearances; 1) on-air scat vocal lesson, 2) competition win interview, 3) direct choir; 2011.


Alto soloist, Ottawa premiere of “The Sacred Works of Duke Ellington”, Impressions In Jazz Orchestra, 2010.


Have performed for Canadian dignitaries including Jean Chrétien, Stephen Harper, Michaelle Jean, Jack Layton at venues including Rideau Hall, National Arts Centre, Museum of Civilization, Chateau Laurier.


Choral arrangement of John Lennon’s “Imagine” personally acknowledged by Yoko Ono, featured on imaginepeace.com, 2007.


Travel Grant, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, 2005.


Promotion Grant, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, 2005. 


Showcase Artist, Ohio Arts Presenters Network Conference, 2005.


Travel Grant, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, 2005.


Showcase Artist, PA Presenters Conference, 2005.


Rostered Artist, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, 2004-2006