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Born in Tokyo, Japan
Aaron Copland Award from Copland House; Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; Rudolph Nissim Prize from ASCAP. Performances and commissions: American Composers Orchestra; The Academy (Carnegie/Juilliard/Weill), Metropolis Ensemble, Juilliard Symphony, Bowling Green Philharmonia, TENET vocal ensemble, American Opera Projects, New Juilliard Ensemble, Da Capo Chamber Players, Duo Noire (guitars), counter)induction, Opera Grows in Brooklyn, and others. Festivals: Caramoor, Norfolk, Bowling Green, Beyond the Machine, St. Louis Guitar, New York Festival of Song Recorded on Albany Records and Avian Music. Grants and fellowships: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, American Opera Projects, New York Choreographic Institute of the New York City Ballet, Yale Summer School's Norfolk Festival, European American Musical Alliance in Paris, N.Y.S. Council on the Arts. Other activities: Blind Ear Music composers collective; teaching fellowships with the Academy and Metropolis Ensemble; Juilliard/Weill Cornell Medical College Music and Medicine Initiative. Previous activities: published researcher in molecular biology, Columbia U., Mass. General Hospital.
Degrees and Studies
M.M., D.M.A. The Juilliard School; B.A., Holy Cross College. Composition studies with John Corigliano, Robert Beaser, Samuel Adler, Philip Lasser, Sebastian Currier, Jonathan Kramer, Derek Bermel, Conrad Cummings, and Shirish Korde.