composer • educator

3Arts Make a Wave Artist 2018 prize recipient.

Awarded a residency fellowship at Willapa Bay AiR in Oysterville, WA, for the month of September 2018.


Selected as a fellow and granted a residency at the MacDowell Colony for the Fall/Winter season from November-December, 2016.


Completed Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Music Composition from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music, June 2016.


Featured in The Guardian: On my radar: China Miéville's Cultural Highlights, February 14, 2016.


Interview with Ellen McSweeney and Bob Hullinger on NewMusicBox, September 11, 2015.


Thing Contained selected for performance by the Hartford New Music Festival, November 20, 2015.


Ritornello for string quartet selected winner of the Sylvia Glickman Prize in the IAWM Search for New Music 2015 competition.


Selected as a fellow for the 2015 Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP) at New England Conservatory, Boston, MA, June 2015.


Selected as one of eight fellow composers to participate at the RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Workshop, with composer Steven Stucky, March 29-April 1, 2015. Ritornello for Momenta Quartet was premiered April 1, 2015.


Selected composer for UNK New Music Festival, Kearney, NE, March 9-10, 2015, Coil Recoil II, for clarinet and viola.


Caprice for violin named winner of the Concorde Ensemble call for scores, performed in Dublin, Ireland on January 25, 2015 by Elaine Clark. Details announced at The Journal of Music.


Granted a residency at Blue Mountain Center for the June-July session, 2014.


Caprice, for violin chosen for "Special Selections" performance by Ari Streisfeld at the Cortona Sessions in Cortona, Italy, June 21-July 5, 2014.


Interview on NewMusicBox, December 19, 2013.


Selected as an "Ernest and Red Heller Fellow" and granted a residency at the MacDowell Colony for the Fall/Winter season from October 29-December 3, 2013.


Recipient of the William T. Faricy prize, 2011. 


Recipient of the Charles Ives Scholarship via the Academy of Arts and Letters, 2009. 


Composer in Residence—21st Century Music for the People, American Composers Forum, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, 2007-2008.