honors

Academy Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Guggenheim Fellowship.
Commission, Koussevitzky Foundation in the Library of Congress.
2 Commissions, Fromm Foundation at Harvard.
Grant, Utah Arts Council-NEA.
Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award, 2003, University of Utah.
University Professor, 1999, University of Utah.
International Horn Society Composition Award.
Special Award, American Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers (21st consecutive year).
Boris and Edith Rapoport Prize in Composition, Columbia University.
Fellow, The Composers Conference, Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Composer-in-Residence, Chamber Music Festival, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont.
Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborogh, New Hampshire (awarded the Alpha Chi Omega Fellowship).
Edna Nietche Award, University of Pennsylvania.
McCurdy Award in Composition, Eastman School of Music.


Resident Composer

Christopher Newport University
Composers Conference, Wellesley


Colloquia Given

Harvard University
S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook
Brandeis University
Columbia University
Penn State University
University of Washington