• The Joseph S. Stauffer Prize in Music (Canada) - 2016
  • The Azrieli Commissioning Prize (Canada) - 2015
  • Juno Award (Canada) – Classical Composition of the Year, 2015 (Airline Icarus)
  • Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University (USA), commission award  2012
  • Canada Council's Victor Martyn Lynch-Stauton Award in Music (Canada), 2012
  • Premio Fedora (Italy), 2011 - Airline Icarus - international prize for new chamber opera
  • Hunter Prize (Ontario), 2010
  • Barlow Commission (USA) – work for symphony orchestra, 2009
  • Koussevitzky Commission (USA) - work for symphony orchestra, 2007
  • Chalmers Fellowship (Ontario), 2006
  • Guggenheim Fellowship (USA) 2005
  • The Barlow Prize for Orchestral Music (USA), 2003
  • Selected work, Under 30 Category, International Rostrum of Composers (Paris), 2001
  • Recommended Work, General Category, International Rostrum of Composers (Paris) 2001
  • ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award (USA) 2001
  • Grand Prize, CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers (Canada), 2001
  • 1st Prize, Orchestral Music Category, CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers(Canada), 2001
  • 3rd Prize, Chamber Music Category, CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers (Canada), 2001
  • Audience Choice Award, Orchestral Music Category, CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers (Canada), 2001
  • Grand Jury Prize, NEM International Forum for Young Composers (Canada, Australia) 2000
  • Audience Choice Award, NEM International Forum for Young Composers(Canada, Australia), 2000
  • 1st Prize, Socan Competition for Young Composers, Orchestral Music Category (Canada), 2000
  • 3rd Prize, Socan Competition for Young Composers, Solo or Duet Category (Canada), 2000
  • Robert Flemming Prize, Canada Council award for most outstanding young composer (Canada), 1999
  • 1st Prize, Socan Competition for Young Composers, Orchestral Music Category (Canada), 1998
  • 1st Prize, Socan Competition for Young Composers, Chamber Music Category (Canada), 1997
  • 3rd Prize, CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers, Moncton, New Brunswick (Canada), 1994

Nominations:

  • Premiere's Awards for Excellence in the Arts Nomination (Ontario) - protege prize with Murray Schafer, 2011
  • Unger Award Nomination (Ontario), Canada's only conducting prize, 2010
  • Juno Nomination (Canada) – Classical Composition of the Year, 2008 (This Isn't Silence)

Residencies:

  • Yaddo Fellow, New York, 2003
  • Bogliasco Fellow, Italy, 2004
  • MacDowell Fellow,New Hampshire, 2005
  • Residency in Japan, JUSFC, 2008