Photo: Stefan Cohen

Photo: Stefan Cohen

Awards & Honors

Doctor of Music Honoris Causa San Francisco Conservatory of Music | 2009

Hans and Thelma Lehmann Distinguished Lecturer in Music University of Washington | 2009

Classical Recording Foundation Award | 2006

Donna Hieken Flute Chair, New England Conservatory | 2006 – present

National Flute Association Lifetime Achievement Award | 2004

Lifetime Achievement Award,
Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts
| 2000

The Diller-Quaile School of Music Artistry and Education Award | 2017

Laurence Lesser Presidential Award New England Conservatory | 1999

Honorary Citizen for Life: Charleston, South Carolina | 1996

Housewright Eminent Scholar, Florida State University | 1990-91

Distinguished Service Award, National Teachers Association | 1989

Filene Artist-in-Residence, Skidmore College | 1988-1989

House Musician, Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum | 1988

National Endowment for the Arts Grantee, Robert Beaser Concerto | 1987

William Seidman Foundation Grantee, Takemitsu Concerto | 1987

BAM Prize for Chamber Music with Scott Nickrenz | 1986

Premio Pegaso, Spoleto Festival with Scott Nickrenz | 1984

Adelaide Ristori Prize Rome, Italy | 1983

Grammy Nomination, Robert Beaser’s “Mountain Songs” | 1981

Fromm Foundation Grantee, Oliver Knussen Concerto | 1980

Musician of the Month, Musical America | 1979

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Founding Artist Member | 1970-1990

National Endowment for the Arts Grantee, Leon Kirchner Concerto | 1977

Young Concert Artists | 1961-1970

Martha Baird Rockefeller Foundation Grantee
for New York Recital Debut
| 1966

First Prize, Geneva International Competition | 1966

Institutes for International Education Grantee,
for participation in Geneva International Competition
| 1966

Highest Prize, Munich International Competition | 1964

Fulbright Scholarship | 1963

Composers Circle Award | 1962

Naumberg Scholarship, The Juilliard School | 1960

Profiles & Features:

The New York Times
The Boston Globe
The Berkshire Review
People Magazine
Who’s Who in America
Women Who Rock
Jazz Times
Flute Talk
Flutist Quarterly
CBS Sunday Morning
A Better Way
South Carolina ETV
Nebraska Public Television


Sigma Alpha lota (hon)
The Century Association