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Achievements of Note

  • 2009 Who’s Who in America
  •  2008 Treasurer, Southern Plains Chapter, Society for Ethnomusicology
  • 2008 Hearst Grant Conference Presentation Funding for New Horizons: Women and the Japanese Shakuhachi, World Shakuhachi Festival 2008, Sydney Australia
  • 2006 Hearst Grant Research Project Funding, OLLU for New Horizons: Women and the Japanese Shakuhachi, conducted in Honolulu, Hawai
  • 2006 ”Best of 2006” performance, San Antonio Express News, with San Antonio Camerata for Migration by Elizabeth Brown (shakuhachi and string trio) 
  • 2004 Agnes M. Gloyna Award for Technological Innovation in Teaching and Learning, Our Lady of the Lake University
  • 2004 World Shakuhachi Festival, New York City, Invited Performer and Panelist, Premiere of Plank, a theatrical piece for solo shakuhachi
  • 2004 Japanese Consulate, Houston, Texas, Invited Lecturer on Japanese Shamisen
  • 2003 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Miami, FL, Presenter, “A Virtual Museum: The Graciela Gutierrez World Instrument Collection”
  • 1999 College Music Society, International Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, Presenter, “Mother and Child: Tsuru no Sugomori and Tenderness of Cranes”