Grants, Commissioned Works, and Awards

2008
New commissioned work for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company to be performed with MCDC at Dia Beacon, Beacon, NY during one week residency, with support from the New York State Music Fund and the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
Commission to create new evening-length work for Sephardic Nights Festival, Center for Jewish History, New York City

2005
Commission for new version of Z'VI from Center for Jewish History, New York

2004
Commission for new work for The Da Capo Chamber Players from Fromm Foundation, Harvard University

2003
The Wire Magazine (London, England) Critics Poll names CD of BLENDS, New Albion (USA) one of year's ten best classical recordings
Commission for Z'VI from La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Freeman Foundation travel grant to Japan for course development

2002
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Music Composition

2001
Asian Cultural Council Residency in Japan; affiliation with Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo

2000
Concertino for Piano and Chamber Orchestra

commissioned by the Woodstock Chamber Orchestra and Hiroko Sakurazawa, pianist.
new work for organ and digital sound, Netherlands

1999
Residency at Rockefeller Foundation Study Center, Bellagio, Italy
Residency at Bogliasco Foundation Study Center, Liguria, Italy

1997
Joint Commission from Meet the Composer/National Endowment for the Arts and the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, for SEQ TRANSIT PARAMMERS, for Two Disklaviers and Interactive Computer System, for pianist Ursula Oppens (premiered Merkin Hall, New York, March, 1998)

1996
Commission from Yokohama City Cultural Council for "...dal niente... " for MIDI Piano, Sampler, Interactive Computer System, for pianist Aki Takahashi (premiered Yokoyhama, Japan, January, 1997)
Asian Cultural Council travel grant to Bangkok, Thailand

1995
New York Foundation for the Arts Award in Music Composition

1994
De Ijsbreker, Amsterdam, Holland for new production of GOLEM: An Interactive Opera

1992
Hebbel Theater/Inventionen Festival, Berlin, Germany
Commission for production of GOLEM: An Interactive Opera
Music from Japan-New York State Council on the Arts Commission for INTERA, new work for yokobue (Japanese bamboo flute), Saxophones and interactive computer music system

1990
Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria and
West German Radio, Cologne, Germany
Commission for GOLEM: An Interactive Opera

1989
Reader's Digest/Meet the Composer
Commission for New American Radio Series, broadcast over American Public Radio Network, 1990
Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts Award

1988
National Endowment for the Arts
Inter-Arts Grant for creation of live interactive video performance piece, GOLEMS, premiered at Jewish Museum
New York State Council on the Arts
Individual Artist Media Production Grant
Massachussetts Arts Council
Grant for residency and creation of new work at
Media Lab of Massachussetts Institute of Technology

1987
New York State Council on the Arts and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Composition Commission for GOLEM I
New York Foundation for the Arts
Composition Award
Prix Ars Electronica, Austrian Radio and Television (ORF)/Siemens AG, Linz, Austria, 1987 Computer Music Prize for CONCERTO GROSSO

1986
Asian Cultural Council Grant to Japan

1985
Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne, West Germany
Commission for CONCERTO GROSSO
German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD), Berlin, West Germany
Guest Artist Fellowship

1984
New York State Council on the Arts Commission
Radio Bremen, Bremen, West Germany
Commission for SOLO FOR PIANOS

1983
Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Commission for BARCAROLA
Hessicher Rundfunk
Commission for RUN SOME BY YOU

1979
National Endowment for the Arts Award in Composition

1977
Downbeat Magazine
Winner, International Critics Poll

1976
Senior Fulbright Research Grant to Japan for studies in traditional and contemporary musics

1976
National Endowment for the Arts Award in Composition

1964
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Graduate Fellowship, 1964-70

1964
Fulbright Fellowship to Italy (Renewed in 1965)
Ditson Travel Fellowship from Yale University