“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