Nanovic Institute Graduate Student Dissertation Annese Fellowship, Spring 2016

Fulbright Research Award, Alternate, Spring 2016 – Rome Italy

University of Notre Dame Ravarino Italian Studies Travel Scholarship, February 2016 Granted, $1000

National Association of Pastoral Musicians, OCP Scholarship, Fall 2014

Sciolo Italian Studies Scholarship, Spring 2016
Granted, $2500

Graduate School Professional Development Grant, University of Notre Dame, Summer 2014

Awarded $2300 to participate in the Oregon Bach Festival Composer’s Symposium as a composer and conductor as well as audit the Oregon Bach Festival Conductor’s Masterclass

Institute for Studies in the Liberal Arts, University of Notre Dame American Dream Summer Research Grant, Summer 2014

Awarded $4500 grant to fund summer performances of Jazz Vespers for the Feast of the Transfiguration and CD-release of Inward Looking Outward through a proposal entitled: “Exploring Religious Expression and Artistic Experience Through American Music”

Institute for Studies in the Liberal Arts, University of Notre Dame Research Grant, Spring and Fall 2013

Awarded two separate grants in the amounts of $2500 and $1250 to finance recording of jazz piano trio album. 

Bachelor of Fine Arts with Academic Honors, Salutatorian - The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, May 2012

Thetu Nu Sigma, National Honor Society, Inducted April 12th, 2012

2011 Performance Training Workshop Participant, Carnegie Hall, March 2011

One of three solo piano participants selected to study under Brad Mehldau, professional pianist, at a master class at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City

2009 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award, Finalist: “Awakenings”

Nomination – Best Latin Jazz Album, 2008 GRAMMY Awards: The Caribbean Jazz Project, Afro-Bop Alliance

Latin Grammy Award, Best Latin Jazz Album, 2008: The Caribbean Jazz Project, Afro-Bop Alliance