“Ms. Brouwer has one of the most delicate ears and inventive imaginations among contemporary American composers.” -Lawson Taitte of The Dallas Morning News
"...never loses sense of that essential musical ingredient called melody."
"Brouwer's talent for orchestration is apparent"
- Guggenheim Award 2004
- Ohio Council for the Arts Individual Fellowship 2005
- Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Music 2006
- Meet the Composer 2010