Awards

2021, Official Selection: Prague Vertical Film Festival, for We Need to Talk, (Word and music by Zane Lowie, produced by, and film by Jack Ballard)

2021, Official Selection: Project: Encore (Cherubim Bells (for Choir and Percussion)

2021, Winner: Festival Fresco Int’l Composition Competition, (Agitation for Piano Trio)

2021 Official Selection:SCI Journal of Music Scores, Vol 62/63, (Force 8 for orchestra)

2021, Finalist: Robin Johnson Int’l Composition Competition (Bemist, Enmist (for Choir and Piano) –

2014 Winner: OME Marathon Call for Scores (for Dances for solo violin)

2011 Winner: “15 Minutes of Fame” Vox Novus Competition, Canon for Marimba and Flute

2011 Selection:UCM New Music Festival/Society of Composers, Inc. Region VI (Legends, April, 2011)

2010 Winner: Thanatopolis Prize for Memorial Composition (The Castle, “Lament”, October, 2010)

2007 Winner: The Bruce Benward Theory/Composition Student Award (MACRO)

2020 Finalist: Aleánor Composition Competition for Las Aguas de las Montañas for piano

2020 Finalist: American Prize for Instrumental Chamber Music for Four Seasons on Works by Robert Florczak

2016 Finalist in Bruno Maderna Composition Competition (Reflections for Piano Quartet)

2012 Finalist: Atlanta Review, “Poetry 2012” Issue competition (At Kennesaw Mountain lyrics)

2007 Finalist: Ars Nova Singers (Colorado) Composition Contest (Salmos 67)

2004 Fourth Place VH1 Songwriting Contest (Melanie Milburn, produced by Jack Ballard)

2012 Honorable Mention Vanguard Premieres Choral Competition (Cherubim Bells).

2020 Semi-Finalist: American Prize for Instrumental Chamber Music for Chrystalin

2020 Semi-Finalist American Prize for Chamber Music for Four Seasons on Works by Robert Florczak

2018 Official Selection: Ecos Urbanos (Mexico City) for the music video, Seven Days

2017 Semi-Finalist: The American Prize for Orchestra Composition for El Corazón

2016 Official Selection: AEPC performance for “Land” from Seven Days of Creation

2013 Official Selection: International Trumpet Guild (Asubuhi for Trumpet and Piano; May, 2014)

2011 UCM Selection, New Music Festival/Society of Composers, Inc. Region VI (Legends, April, 2011)