Professional Highlights

2020    Art of the Japanese Shakuhachi lecture recital for the National Flute Association, Summer Virtual Series 

2015    Board member, Japan America Society of San Antonio, served as Secretary and President

2014    Chapters on Mexican American Conjunto, and Mexican American Popular Music for Connect4Education online

2012    Produced CD recording with Christine Debus, piano featuring works by Copland,   Mozart, CPE Bach, and Borne

2012    Published article New Horizons: Women and the Japanese Shakuhachi in the Electronic  Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies

2011    Featured lecturer and recitalist, Illinois College

2009    Who’s Who in America

2008    Southern Plains Chapter, Society for Ethnomusicology, Treasurer

2006    Hearst Grant Research Project Funding for research conducted in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sydney Australia.

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 

1999    College Music Society, International Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, Presenter, Mother and Child: Tsuru no Sugomori