2013    Top Flutist, Downbeat Jazz Critic's Poll

            Flutist of the Year, Jazz Journalist Association

2012    Top Flutist, Jazz Times Reader's Poll

            Doris Duke Artist Award

            Flutist of the Year, Jazz Journalist Association

            Top Flutist, Downbeat Jazz Critic's Poll

2011    Herb Alpert Award in the Arts

            3Arts Award in Music Composition

            Flutist of the Year, Jazz Journalist Association

            Top Flutist, Downbeat Jazz Critic's Poll

            Top Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Jazz Critic's Poll

            Rome Prize Nomination

2010    Alpert/Ucross Residency Prize

            Flutist of the Year, Jazz Journalist Association

            Top Flutist, Downbeat Jazz Critic's Poll

            Top Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Jazz Critic's Poll

            Top Flutist of the Year, JazzIt (Italy)

            Artist in Residence, Chicago Jazz Festival

            External Award, University of Illinois Chicago

2009   Top Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Jazz Critic's Poll

2008    3Arts Ragdale Residency Award

            Flutist of the Year, Jazz Journalist Association

            Top Ten in Rising Star Composer, Downbeat Critic's Poll

            Top Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Critic's Poll

2007    Top Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Critic's Poll

2006    Chicagoan of the Year, Chicago Tribune

            Top Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Critic's Poll

2005    Illinois Arts Council Fellowship for Music Composition

            Top Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Critic's Poll

2004    Top Ten, Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Critic's Poll

2003    Top Ten, Rising Star Flutist, Downbeat Critic's Poll

2002    Illinois Arts Council Fellowship for Music Composition