M u s i c   A w a r d s              M u s i c   A w a r d s
 1960-66 Numerous Piano-Performance Auditions and Awards throughout San Diego area; San Diego CA
   1961
   1962
   1963 Musical Merit Foundation Award in Piano; San Diego CA
   1964
   1965
   1966
   1962 Piano-Soloist with the San Diego Youth Symphony, Walter Petersen conducting; 2 performances;
       Main Auditorium, Hoover High School; San Diego CA
        Concert Hall, Ensenada MEX
   1963 Piano-Soloist with the La Jolla Civic Orchestra, Peter Nicoloff conducting;
          Sherwood Hall Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art; La Jolla CA
 1965-66 Thearle Music Company Scholarship in Piano, San Diego State College; J.Dayton Smith, Dean of Music; 
San Diego CA                          
 1968-88 Numerous Composition Awards/Travels/Score Exhibitions/Piano&Composition Performances/Radio Broadcasts
                   throughout this country and abroad
   1969 Fellowship in Composition, Tanglewood in the Berkshires; (only female of the 6 international fellows attending!);
                       composition-studies under British composer Alexander Goehr; my              composition-studies under British composer Alexander Goehr; my
              THE CAGE  (1969)
  was conducted (in 2 separate Tanglewood Concerts) by composer/conductor Gunther Schuller;
                               Lenox MS                      Lenox MA      Lenox MA 
   1970 Youth Music Foundation Prize in Composition; First-Place Award for an Orchestral Work:
  SOCRATES ON THE DIVINATION OF SWANS  (1967-68)
                       written in New York City;  $75; 
                Long Beach CA
   1970 The Juilliard Award in Composition for an Outstanding Work For Music Theatre:
   THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI-MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS  (1969-70)
              [an Enactment of the Transformation of Ioannes the Initiate]
    has the distinction of being the first public-performance production given in John Houseman's new
                               Drama Workshop, The Juilliard School; New York NY                                 Drama Workshop, The Juilliard School;
New York NY
   1971
   1973 Residency-Fellowship in Composition: The MacDowell Colony; Peterborough NH
 1975-76
   1976 Norlin Fellow Award, in tribute to Aaron Copland; Norlin Foundation; The MacDowell Colony; Peterborough NH
   1976 Residency-Fellowship in Composition: Johnson State College Composers Conference; composition classes 
    with Milton Babbitt, Bulent Arel, and Mario Davidovsky; Ephraim Guigui, Gen.Director; Johnson VT
   1976 Fellows Fund Award, The Virginia Center For The Creative Arts; William Smart, Director; Sweet Briar VA
 1976;77 Residency-Fellowship in Composition: The Virginia Center For The Creative Arts; William Smart, Director;
         work-in-progress public studio-showing of extensive wall-hanging creating&preparation for my 
            16' x 4' music-score of
                 THE DELIRIOUS CAITANYA  (1977)
                 Sweet Briar VA
   1977 Writer Membership: American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP); Stanley Adams, Pres.;
New York NY          
 1977-78 Irvine Foundation Scholarship in Music Composition, California Institute of the Arts; Nicholas England, 
        Dean of Music; Valencia CA
 1978-79 Marie A. Lovelace Scholarship in Classical Music, California Institute of the Arts; Nicholas England,
        Dean of Music; Valencia CA
 1978-79 Student Council/William H. Ahmanson Foundation Production Grant, for presentation of my
    THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI-MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS  (1969-70)
[an Enactment of the Transformation of Ioannes the Initiate]
  involving all 5 Schools at CalArts;  Initiate: William Powell, clarinetist;  Betty Armstrong, Admin.Advisor;
Michael Devine, Financial Advisor/Coordinator; Mel Powell, Artistic Advisor; Nicholas England, Dean of Music;
            Christyne Lawson, Dance Dept.Advisor; 3 evening performances to be given in April 1979, 
                 California Institute of the Arts;  $1,000;
Valencia CA    
   1980 Resident-Composer: American Dance Festival at Duke University; Music & Dance Project; Morton Subotnick,
                   Musical Director; Durham NC        Musical Director; Durham NC
   1980 Resident-Composer: Charles Ives Center For American Music, The Cantebury School; segments of my
                 QUARTET OF A PROPHECY  (1980)
                            I.  Harmony Of The Shattered;  Oh Thy Force Profound                    1. Harmony Of The Shattered;  Oh Thy Force Profound
                   2. The Plane Of Energy: Domaine Of The Good
                   3. Consumed By A Vision, A Conscience Bright
           for String Quartet (and Soprano-Obbligato) were performance-read;
New Milford CT
 1980-81 Meet-The-Composer Grant, sponsored by the First National Congress on Women in Music; Jeannie G. Pool,
                   Coordinator;  $250;  New York NY
 1980-81 Meet-The-Composer Grant, sponsored by the Gallery Concert Series; Ralph Thomson, Manager;  $250; 
                   New York NY
 1981-82 National Endowment For The Arts Composer Fellowship Grant, for my
           GARDEN OF THE EVER-PRESENT  (1980)
                    for Marimba Solo and Orchestra; Livingston L. Biddle Jr., Chairman;  $7,920; 
Washington D.C.
   1984 Invited Composer: International Congress on Women in Music; Jeannie G. Pool, Coordinator; my
            CALLIOPE'S SONG TO APOLLO  (1980)
                                for Piano Solo was performed; airfare paid from New York; 
               Mexico City MEX
   1985 ASCAP-Rudolph Nissim Orchestral Award Co-Winner (with composer Henry Brant) for an
         Orchestral Composition:
   SAKURA NO HANA  [CHERRY BLOSSOMS]  (1981)
                  a Symphony in Song for Lyric Soprano and Orchestra; Hal David, Pres.;  $2,500; 
New York NY
 1986-87 Meet-The-Composer Grant, sponsored by Composers Concordance; Dr.Joseph Pehrson,Co-Director; $150;  
New York NY
   1988 Invited Composer: 1988 Festival of Contemporary Music, California Institute of the Arts; Nicholas England,
             Dean of Music; my
           HELIOTROPE  (1981)
   for Woodwind Quintet performed; participated with other Invited Composers in Panel-Discussion,
            moderated by music-critic Alan Rich; airfare paid from New York;
                                                                                          Valencia CA

 

 


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