In order to return to the Music Institute of Chicago Academy for the 2016-2017 Academic Year, I am seeking out grants, scholarships, and major donors or sponsors.  If you have any recommendations or suggestions that can help me in my efforts, please contact me by email at

Past Scholarships and Awards


  • Sage Foundation Fellow, Music Institute of Chicago Academy
  • Mary Tooze Memorial Fund


  • OR-American String Teachers Association
  • Tooze Special Projects Award
  • Monday Musical Club
  • Meadowmount School of Music (partial)
  • Portland Youth Philharmonic Jacques Gershkovitch Award (for 2014-2015)


  • Oregon Music Teachers Association
  • OR-American String Teacher’s Association
  • Portland Youth Philharmonic (for summer music program)