Gold Medalist Pianist Music & Composer In Four International Piano Competitions
> Finalist (11,000 Miles) in Instrumental category for USA Songwriting Competition
> WINNER “Best Instrumental Piano Song” for The Space Between in 2015 August Akademia Awards
> WINNER “Best Instrumental Piano Album” in 2015 August Akademia Awards
> #2 on the Top 100 Radio Charts (Zone Music Reporter) for March 2015
> Debuted at #5 on the New Age Billboard Charts
> “Top Pick” for 2015 on Mainly Piano
> WINNER “The Space Between” for “Best Instrumental Song” in the 2014 IMC Awards
> Award Winning “ragtime piano player” in the 2014 Independent Music Awards.
> WINNER for “Album of the Year” in the 2013 Whisperings Solo Piano Radio awards.
> “Spiritual Awakening” nominated for Best New Age Song in the 2013 Independent Music Awards.
> Nominated for Best Solo Piano Album on One World Music.
> “Radiance” nominated for Best Instrumental Song in the 2013 Boston Music in Media (HMMA’s) Awards.
> “2013 Top Pick” from Diana Parsons on Mainly Piano Foundation
> Ranked #45 on the 2013 Top 100 Albums on Zone Music
> 2008 Received a Grammy Award nomination for his CLASSICAL MELODY recording.
> Olga Brose Valencia Prize for Excellence in Musical Composition (2008)
> “Time Lines” Down Beat Album of the Year 2006
> First Doris Duke Foundation Award for Jazz Composers
> AMERICAN PRIZE for Piano Solo Composition 2015, FIRST PRIZE
> HONORED PIANIST OF THE AMERICAN PRIZE 2014
> AMERICAN PRIZE for Band Composition 2014 (3rd Place)
> National Symphony Orchestra commissioned his Tango for Ten Pianos
> Golden Globes – Best Original Song-Motion Picture The Prayer
“Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy”
― Ludwig van Beethoven