HCA Researcher of the Year Awards, 2019: Western Sydney University, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Category 2: Practice-based Research: Researcher of the Year: Bruce Crossman, Australia, for performance of Garden of Fire (mez-sop, perc, pn) World New Music Days 2018, Beijing, China

Scholar-in-Residence, 2010: David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI) Hong Kong Baptist University

Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Development Scholarship, 2009: University of Western Sydney for Guest Composer Residency at California State University, San Bernardino, USA

Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards—High Commendation, 2008: University of Western Sydney: Postgraduate Research Training and Supervision (Music Research Supervisors’ Group: Bruce Crossman, Michael Atherton, Garth Paine, Diana Blom, Sally Macarthur), Australia

Bruce Crossman, Michael Atherton, Garth Paine & Diana Blom
Bruce Crossman, Michael Atherton, Garth Paine & Diana Blom

APRA-Australian Music Centre Classical Music AwardsFinalist Nomination  2007: Vocal or Choral Work of the Year, Daragang Magayon Cantata, Australia

Albert H. Maggs Composition Award—Commendation, 2005: The University of Melbourne, Fierce Tranquillity (string trio), Australia

Corbould Composition Competition—Winner, 1996: Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Australia

Mozart Fellow1992: Music Department, University of Otago, New Zealand

Fellow in Composition, 1990: Pacific Music Festival, Sapporo, Japan

Composer in Residence1987: Nelson School of Music, New Zealand