2017 – Winner of a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Creative Engagement Grant

2016 – Residency at the Blue Mountain Center

2015 – MacDowell and UCross Fellowships to work on two exciting new projects

2014 – Weston Playhouse Writer’s Residency to work on Scheherazade with Jason Grote and Erin Ortman

2012 – Winner of a NAMT (National Alliance for Musical Theatre) Writer’s Residency award to work on The Grid at Millikin University.

2011 – Winner (with Joshua H. Cohen) of the Jonathan Larson Award!!

2011 – Theatreworks Palo Alto´s Writers Residency

2010 – Commissioned by Montclair University´s New Works Initiative to create a new musical adaptation of Jason Grote´s play, 1001

2009 – Winner of the “American Musical Voices Project: the Next Generation” commission from the Shen Family Foundation to create an original full-length musical for the Tony-Award Winning Signature Theatre (Arlington, VA): First full workshop, Tamar and the River, July 2010

2009 – Commission – Kennedy Center, Develop new piece for Heritage Project

2008 – The Shen Family Foundation Developmental Grant, in conjunction with the Signature Theater´s “American Musical Voices Project: the Next Generation” – Honoree

2008 – New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Workshop. `

2007 – Fellowship to Compose Music and study Indian Hindustani singing in India

2006 – Winner of St. Botolph Grant-in-Aid for Composition