Awards

2021:

Canada Council for the Arts-Explore and Creation Grant

2020:

Kathleen McMorrow Music Award

Ontario Arts Council (OAC)- Music Recording Projects Grant

Ontario Arts Council (OAC)- Music Creation Projects Grant

2019:

Tecumesh Sherman Rogers Graduating Award 

Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Music Production and Presenter Projects grant

2018:

2018 K.M. Hunter Artist Award finalist

Theodoros Mirkopoulos Fellowship in Composition 

2017:

Ontario Arts Council (OAC)- Music Creation Projects Grant

Theodoros Mirkopoulos Fellowship in Composition 

2016:

Recipient of the Irene R. Miller and Anoush Khoshkish Fellowship in Music

2015:

Recipient of the Ann H Atkinson Prize in Composition

Toronto Arts Council Music Project Grant in the capacity of co-artistic director of I-equal-I

2014-2015:

Winner of the Top Prize place at 2014 Violet Archer Composition Prize

John Weinzweig Graduate Scholarship, University of Toronto- DMA in Music Composition

Winner of 2014th's MacMillan Singers Composition Competition.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Toronto - DMA in Music Composition

Toronto Arts Council (TAC) Music Project Grant in the capacity of co-artistic director of I-equal-I

2013-2014:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master's Scholarship (CGS)

2012-2013: University of Toronto Graduate fellowship

2012: Franklin Honor Society, With Honors

2011:

Winner of Timothy Munro (eighth blackbird’s flutist) Solo Flute Composition Competition*

Winner of the Chicago College of Performing Arts' Wind Ensemble Composition Competition

2009-2012: Chicago College of Performing Arts Annual Scholarship

2008-2012: Chicago College of Performing Arts Dean's List

1997: Winner of Jahad daneshgahi Seventh Festival (Piano Division), Iran, Shiraz

1995: Winner of Jahad daneshgahi Fifth Festival (Piano Division), Iran, Shiraz

 

* This composition contest is in conjunction with the CCPA composition program