Musical score composed for The Shadow of Light -- Regional Emmy Award for "Best Entertainment Production" (2003)

Outstanding Teaching Award 2002 (Utah Valley State College Distance Education)

Best-selling Music CD Award (Covenant Recording - 2000)

Teacher of the Year 1998 -- UVSC Elderhostel Program

Who's Who of Executives & Professionals

International Who's Who of Music & Musicians (1996 and 2000)

ASCAP Special Composer Awards (annual award recipient -- 1989-2005)

UVSC Theater Program "Above & Beyond" Service Award

Snowbird Institute -- composer residency

Utah Valley Community College/Utah Valley Symphony premiere performance grant

Salt Lake Education Foundation grant -- development of computer-assisted jazz improvisation software

Utah Governor's Award for Contributions to International Understanding

Utah "Composer of the Year"

National Dean's List

Dale Dykins Music Theory Award

College of Eastern Utah Faculty Development Grant

Utah Valley Community College Electronic Music Development Grant

Forte Music Composition Competition winning composer

University of Utah -- Mu Phi Epsilon Recital honoring "Utah's finest composers"

National Council for Marketing & Public Relations: 1991 Paragon Award -- First Place, Best Successful Recruitment Marketing Program (music created for radio campaign)

Utah Valley Choral Society, 1991 composition winner

Sterling Scholar

University of Northern Colorado, Arizona State University, Brigham Young University, University of Utah, American Federation of Musicians; grants for conducting study with Varujan Kojian and Joseph Silverstein.

Performance Awards: Sundance; Young Audiences of Utah, Inc.; Utah Rural Arts Consortium; College of Eastern Utah; Music Performance Trust Fund; Selected member, BYU All-Star Alumni Jazz Ensemble.