Nancy Van de Vate


2012 Elected Honorary Life Member of the 125-year-old
Club der Wiener Musikerinnen
2008 Appointed to Advisory Board
The Sorel Organization, New York
2007 Elected to the Alumni Hall of Fame
University of Mississippi
2006 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for the chamber opera, "Where the Cross Is Made"
Illinois State University
2005 Winner of the 2004-2005 Biennial Award for the Best New Chamber Opera
National Opera Association (USA)
2005 Elected Distinguished Member
Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity
2005 Composer's Assistance Program Award
American Music Center
2004 Elected to the North Plainfield High School
Hall of Fame
North Plainfield (NJ) High School
2004 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for the opera, "All Quiet on the Western Front"
Illinois State University
2003 "All Quiet on the Western Front" selected for the "Showcasing American Opera" series
New York City Opera
2003 Elected to the International Honour Committee
Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica, Rome, Italy
2003 Grawemeyer Award Nomination for opera, "Im Westen Nichts Neues"
Stadttheater Osnabrück, Deutschland
2001 Alumnae Achievement Award
Wellesley College
2000 Travel Award to Millennium Conference, Toronto, Canada
Austrian Foreign Ministry
2000 Travel Award to Papal Jubilee, Rome
Austrian Foreign Ministry
2000 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for "The Peacock Southeast Flew" (Concerto for Pipa & Orch.)
Ray Chatelin, International Music Journalist
2000 Award for Excellence in Music Composition
Austrian Ministry for Education & the Arts
1999 Faculty Citation for Graduate Alumni for Distinguished Achievement in Composition
School of Music, Florida State University
1999 Award for Excellence in Music Composition
Austrian Ministry for Education & the Arts
1998 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for "Chernobyl"
Ray Chatelin, Music Journalist
1997 Travel Award to China
Austrian Foreign Ministry
1996 Travel Award to Bulgaria
Austrian Foreign Ministry
1995 Award for Excellence in Music Composition
Austrian Ministry for Education & the Arts
1995 Grawemeyer Nomination for "Viola Concerto"
Vienna Masterworks (BMI)
1993 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for "Krakow Concerto" for percussion and orchestra
Vienna Masterworks (BMI)
1993 Grawemeyer Award Nomination for "Katyn" for large orchestra and chorus
Vienna Masterworks (BMI)
1989 Grant to promote radio broadcasts of Van de Vate compact disc recordings
Money For Women/ Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
1989 Koussevitsky Recording Award Nomination for "Chernobyl"
Ray Chatelin, Intl. Music Journalist
1989 Grawemeyer Award Nomination for "Distant Worlds" for orchestra
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra of Krakow
1988 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for "Pura Besakih" for orchestra
Bay Area Women's Philharmonic
1988 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for "Concerto No.1 for Violin and Orchestra"
Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra
1988 Conifer compact disc with "Chernobyl" and "Violin Concerto No. 1" named Best New CD of the Year
British Arts Council
1986 Grawemeyer Award Nomination for "Journeys" for large Orchestra
JL Music Productions
1985 Medal of Honour for "Gema Jawa"
Dutch Cultural Center, Jakarta, R.I.
1985 Pulitzer Prize Nomination for "Journeys" for large orchestra
Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchester
1989
1993
1997
2001
2005
2009

Nominator for the Kyoto Prize in Music
The Inamori Foundation, Japan
1974
   to
1989
Composer residencies (Artists' Colonies)
Yaddo, MacDowell Colony, and Ossabaw Island (USA); Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Ireland), Künstlerhaus Boswil (Switzerland), Brahmshaus (Germany)

1976
1979
1980
1982
1987

Awards to attend and speak at concert performances of the composer's music
Meet the Composer, Inc. New York
1979 First Prize for "Quintet 1975" from Los Alamos International Chamber Music Awards Festival
Los Alamos (New Mexico) Arts Council
1973 First Prize for "Quintet for Brass"
Delius Society (USA) Composers' Competition
1979
1980
1983
1984
1986
2001

National Composition Prizes for choral, vocal, and chamber music works
National League of American Pen Women
1983
1984
1986
2001
National Composition Prizes for orchestral, choral,
and chamber music works
Composers' Guild (USA)



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