Honors, Recognitions, and Outstanding Achievements
Isadora Duncan Award, San Francisco Dance Bay Area; 1986
The SF Bay Area equivalent of the NY Bessie Award (similar to a “Tony” or “Oscar”), this prestigious award for Best Production was given to the The Ascension of Big Linda into the Skies of Montana, Joe Goode, choreographer, for which I wrote and performed the music.
Second Place Award, Fine Arts Division, 9th Annual Research and Creative
Activities Forum, University of Missouri-Columbia; 1992
Paul Revitt Award for Musicological Research, College Music Society; 1992
Superior Graduate Achievement Award, University of Missouri-Columbia; 1993
Second Place Award, Fine Arts Division, 11th Annual Research and Creative
Activities Forum, University of Missouri-Columbia; May 1994
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Pinnacle Award, Computer-based Public Education; June 2002
This annual national award was given to the interactive CD-ROM that I designed and produced as a member of the Advanced Technology Center at the University of Missouri (see listing under “Creative Works” for more information).
Madden Fellowship in Technology, Arts, and Culture; 2006-7
Only four faculty members from all of LAS and FAA were chosen to receive this award, given for innovative research into the future of the arts and its relationship to technology; for my project investigating and producing Computer Interactive Dance.