List of Awards and Prizes:

• 2nd at the 2019 OCGC International Classical Guitar Festival and Competition, Orange, CA

• 2nd at the 2019 Schubert Club Competition, St. Paul, MN

• 2nd at the 2018 Mountain View Solo Guitar Competition, Dallas, TX

• 2nd at the 2018 Louisville Solo Artist Guitar Competition, Louisville, KY

• 2nd at the 2018 23rd Annual Appalachian Guitar Festival and Competition, Boone, NC

• 2nd at the 2018 Schubert Club Competition, St. Paul, MN

• 3rd at the 2018 Classical Minds International Guitar Competition, Houston, TX

• Winner, 2017 Florida Guitar Festival, Tallahassee, FL

• Winner, 2017 East Carolina Professional Artist Competition, Greenville, NC

• 2nd at the 2017 Louisville Solo Artist Guitar Competition, Louisville, KY

• 2nd at the 2017 Wilson Center Guitar Competition and Festival, Brookfield, WI

• Honorable Mention (3rd): 2017 Schubert Club Competition, St. Paul, MN

• Honorable Mention: 2017 Southern Illinois Young Artist Competition, Edwardsville, IL

• 2nd at the 2016 Wilson Center Guitar Competition and Festival, Brookfield, WI

• Winner, 2015 Sierra Nevada International Guitar Competition, Reno, NV

• 2nd at the 2015 Wilson Center Guitar Competition and Festival, Brookfield, WI

• 2nd at the 2015 20th Annual Appalachian Guitar Festival and Competition, Boone, NC

• 3rd at the 2015 MacDowell Club of Milwaukee Music Competition, Fox Point, WI

• 3rd at the 2015 Montreal International Classical Guitar Festival and Competition, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

• 1 of 15 competitors for the 2015 Parkening International Guitar Competition, , Malibu, CA,

• 2015 and 2014 Graduate Student Travel Grant Recipient, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

• 3rd (Runner-up) at the 2014 UWM Concerto and Aria Competition, Milwaukee, WI

• 2nd at the 2014 Pacific Guitar Festival, Monrovia, CA

• Finalist in the 2014 Frances Walton Competition of Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, Seattle, WA

• Winner, 2013 Vanguard University Concerto Competition, Costa Mesa, CA

• Winner, 2013 Aron Green ASTA Guitar Competition, Los Angeles, CA

• Winner, 2013 Musical Arts Competition of Orange County, Orange, CA

• 3rd at the 2013 American Guitar Society Bickford Award, Valley Glen, CA

• Finalist in the 2013 Sierra Nevada Guitar Competition, Incline Village, NV

• Winner, 2012 Sigma Alpha Iota Scholarship Competition, Pasadena, CA

• 1 of 15 competitors for the 2012 Parkening International Guitar Competition, Malibu, CA, 1 of 5 from the United States, 1 of 2 from the United States

• 3rd at the 2011 Pacific Guitar Festival, Monrovia, CA

 

At Wilson Center, 2nd place 2017

At Wilson Center, 2nd place 2017

2nd place at Brookfield, WI, 2017, with 1st prize winner Silviu Ciulei, (far Left) and 3rd Prize winner, Evan Taucher

 

Hiking in Boone, NC after 2nd place in 2018 Appalachian Guitar Festival

Hiking in Boone, NC after 2nd place in 2018 Appalachian Guitar Festival

In Boone, NC, after 2nd place at Appalachian Guitar festival and competition

 

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With Aureo, in Houston Tx,

After receiving 3rd prize at the 2018 Classical Minds International Guitar Competition, with Aureo Alejandro Puerta Carreño, famous Venezuelan composer and guitarist.