Scholarly awards, including research awards:

  • 2006 - Honored at University authors and Artists Reception during Academic Excellence Week at Michener Library for my presentation of a Chamber Music Recital at the School of Music on March 2,2006
  • May 2005 - Promoted to Full Professor of Music here at the University of Northern Colorado
  • January 2005 - Awarded Scholarly Activity Awards by the School of  Music and the Graduate School here at the University of Northern Colorado (for trip to Hawaii to present a lecture- Recital at the International Conference on the Arts and the Humanities
  • April 2000 - Presented the “Outstanding Faculty Award in Honor and Recognition of Outstanding Dedication to Students” by Director of Disability access Center, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley.
  • Boards/Committees serve on:
    2003- present - National Association of Negro Musicians
  • 2003- present - Alphonse Robinson African American Music Association, Denver chapter, Member
  • 2002 – present - Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Member
  • 1998 – present - Sigma Alfa Iota, Member
  • 1998 – present - National Opera Association (NOA), Member
  • 1993 – present - National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Member

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