2007 Communicator of the Year award from the Public Relations Society of America Spokane Chapter

1997 Karl Boehm Scholarship of the Hartt School of Music

1996 Winner of the National Conducting Competition of the DAAD

1992 Scholarship of the Herbert von Karajan Foundation

1992-1995 Scholarship of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

1994-1995 Scholarship of the French Ministry of Culture