Iridescence selected for Distinguished Composer of the Year Honorable Mention by Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).
Selected to be resident composer for the 2016 Mizzou International Composers Festival [link]
Nov. 20, 2015: Screening of Salesi, a 25-minute dance film at the Hawaii International Film Festival. Composed original music for the film.
Nov. 10, 2015: Iridescence premiered by Jonathan Korth at the Hawaii Music Teachers Association Concert.
Recent (Jun. 23, 2015) performance of Concert in the Garden at the Maui Arts & Culture Center
Video of the Chinese Virtuosi performing City of Imagination courtesy of 'Ōlelo Community Media
New audio of City of Imagination featuring the Chinese Music Virtuosi available.
Recipient of the Music Alive: New Partnership grant. I am thrilled to be partnering with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra for a one-week residency in the 2015-2016 season culminating in several performances of Ripple Effect. [NY Times, New Music Box]
April 11, 2014: Guest Composer at Texas Tech University 2014 Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn Festival of New Music
Winner of the 2014 ASCAP Morton Gould Award
DAYDREAMS selected as honorable mention for the CSU Los Angeles 2014 John Swain Prize for Wind Ensemble Composition
Guest composer at the New Music Festival at Texas Tech University. Includes performance of Stargazing by Yung-Hsiang Sean Wang
Video of Quanta Quartet performing Echolocation
Ripple Effect selected as finalist for RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Competition
Recipient of the Kaske Fellowship to attend the 2013 Composers Conference at Wellesley College
Chosen as the Frends of Copland House Fellow to attend the 2013 CULTIVATE program at the Copland House.
Assistant Professor in Music at the University of Hawaii in Manoa as of August of 2012. Aloha!
Recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Charles Ives Scholarship. [Press Release]
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra to write a chamber music work as part of the American Music Festival. New work to be premiered on Sunday May 20, 2012 at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.
Performance of Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra by the Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra with the students of the Frédéric Chopin Music School as the soloists in Katowice, Poland on April 17, 2012.
New recording of Afterimage by Kathryn Bates Williams posted from the Wild Rumpus Debut Concert.