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Dylan with Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Shulamit Ran.

Dylan at the 2011 Thailand International Composition Festival, pictured with the flutist who performed Schneider’s “Nocturne and Wake-Up Call” (2008). Each was awarded an honorary souvenir at a ceremony following the concert, presented by student composers.

Dylan (second from left) pictured with the other guest composers at the 2012 Thailand International Composition Festival, Bangkok. Dylan delivered the Asian premiere of his Rhapsodie atomique in a featured concert at the festival.

Awards, Honors, Residencies, etc.

Composer in Residence – Seal Bay Chamber Music Festival, Maine (2022 upcoming)

Composer in Residence – I/O International Contemporary Music Festival, Williams College (2019)

Guest Composer – Five College New Music Festival, UMass, Amherst (2019)

ASCAP Plus Award – for Piano Quintet, Toccata for Cello & Piano (2013)

Guest composer, Thailand International Composition Festival (2012)

Region V Winner, SCI/ASCAP Composition Commission Competition (2012)

Finalist, Thailand International Composition Competition (2011)

Lowell C. Wadmond award recipient (2011, 2012)

Magna cum laude, Amherst College (2006)

Phi Beta Kappa, Amherst College (2006)

European-American Musical Alliance, grant for composition study in Paris (2006)

Eric Edward Sundquist Prize, for outstanding senior thesis project in music composition (2006)

Grant from the Alta Delta Phi Fund, for production of Schneider’s first opera (2006)

Tom Gerety Fellowship for Action, for work in public radio (2004)

Trustees of Amherst College Scholarship Award (2002-2006)

Lorene Lobner Keena Scholarship Award (2002, 2003, 2004)

Robert C. Byrd Honors Award (2002)

Alonzo Hazen Award (2002)

The Bob Dings Memorial Scholarship (2002)

Governor’s Award, The State of California (2002)

Class of 2002 Valedictorian, Placer High School (2002)

International Magicians’ Competition - Vancouver, Canada - First Prize (1992)