Awarded scholarships for two intensive residencies of music coaching and performance led by acclaimed US contemporary music group Bang On A Can All-Stars:
BoaC at Villa Musica (Germany, Nov 2016)
BoaC Summer Music Festival, Mass MoCa (USA, 2017):
Performed in numerous ensemble settings with festival peers and mentors, playing diverse and challenging repertoire and my original compositions. Mentorship from guitarist Mark Stewart (guitarist/arranger for Paul Simon) and other renowned American contemporary/jazz musicians incl. Ken Thomson & Vicki Ray.
Support from Arts Council Travel & Training Award.