Degrees

  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition (2014–2017)
  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Rackham Graduate Certificate in LGBTQ Studies (2017)
  • University of Texas at Austin, Master of Music in Composition (2012–2014)
  • University of Oregon, Bachelor of Music in Composition (2008–2012)

Music Festivals

  • Brevard Music Center
  • New Music on the Point
  • Bowdoin International Music Festival
  • Music Today Festival
  • Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium

Teachers

Composition

  • Evan Chambers, Kristin Kuster, Erik Santos, Bright Sheng (University of Michigan)
  • Russell Pinkston, Yevgeniy Sharlat, Dan Welcher (University of Texas)
  • David Crumb, Robert Kyr (University of Oregon)
  • Robert Aldridge, David Dzubay (Brevard Music Center)
  • Kathryn Alexander, Jason Eckardt (New Music on the Point)
  • Robert Beaser, Derek Bermel (Bowdoin International Music Festival)
  • Lisa Bielawa, Tom Cipullo, Sean Shepherd, Frank Ticheli, Yehudi Wyner, Masterclasses

Bassoon

  • Jeffrey Lyman (University of Michigan)
  • Kristin Wolfe Jensen (University of Texas)
  • Steve Vacchi (University of Oregon)
  • Richard Beene and Evan Kuhlmann, Masterclasses

Conducting

  • Robert Ponto (University of Oregon)

Honors

  • Named Scholarship for incoming Music Composition students at University of Oregon. Initiated by Gary Ferrington. (2012–current)
  • University of Michigan Women's Studies – Robin I. Thevenet Memorial Fellowship (2016)
  • University of Michigan – Rackham Graduate Research Grant (2016)
  • University of Michigan – Regents Fellowship in Music (2014-2015)
  • American Composers Orchestra – Underwood Readings, Honorable Mention (2014)
  • Luna Nova Music – Composition Competition, 2nd Prize (2014)
  • University of Texas – Kent Kennan Endowed Graduate Fellowship (2012-2014)
  • Brevard Music Center – Composition Teaching Assistantship (2013)
  • National Federation of Music Clubs – Young Composer Award, Winner (2012)
  • University of Oregon – Award for Summer Study (2011)
  • University of Oregon – Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Composition (2011)
  • AuroraBorealis Duo – Composition Competition, Finalist (2009)