Jane Ellen


Awards and Competitions

ASCAPlus Awards 24 consecutive awards 1989-2013

Sigma Alpha Iota Centennial Composition Competition 2002 (Ritual Postlude for piano)

National League of American Pen Women 1998: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place composition awards; 1996: 1st Place for Birthday Award Song, performed at Biennial Convention; 1st and 3rd place composition awards

Conceptions Southwest Composition Competition, University of Mexico 1988; Three Dream Fragments for bass trombone and piano



Honours and Biographical Listings

Albuquerque Mayoral Proclamation: Jane Ellen Day (18 Feb 2016), Celebrating 20 Years as an Instructor in Music and the Humanities at the OASIS Institute-Albuquerque

First recipient of the OLLI @ UNM Instructor of the Year Award (2013); Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of New Mexico

Sigma Alpha Iota Ring of Excellence, 2006; Ruby Sword of Honor, 1992

Friends of Religious Studies First Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, University of New Mexico 1992

Phi Beta Kappa Society

Phi Kappa Phi

20th Century International Composer Directory, Grenadilla Publications, US

International Who's Who in Classical Music 2002, 19th ed, Classical and Light Classical Fields (Europa Publications)

Marquis Who's Who  various editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World and Who's Who of American Women

Marquis Biographee 



Professional Memberships


SAI American Composers Bureau

SAI Alumnae Association