Born in California in 1978, Mr. Woodward is the recipient of the 2006 BMI Pete Carpenter Film Scoring Fellowship, a "Meet the Composer Grant," the 2007 Kappa Kappa Psi Alpha Beta Chapter Commission Competition, a residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and a Fellowship at the Virginia Arts Festival John Duffy Composers Institute.
Mr. Woodward has performed in many recitals and concerts including a guest piano soloist appearance with the Classics Philharmonic (San Diego, CA), the Cobb Symphony (Marietta, GA), and as guest narrator with the Etowah Youth Orchestra (Gadsden, AL). His tuba concerto, featured on the debut CD of Alan Baer, Principal Tuba of the New York Philharmonic, was called a "Tour de force...a great piece!" by Sergio Carolina of 'Tuba News' and the Oporto National Orchestra (Portugal). His musical children's book, When Rebecca Woogie Came to Town, received a Bronze Medal in Children's Interactive Book from the Independent Publisher's Book Awards.
Currently, Mr. Woodward is writing and performing for various projects and commissions. His works are published by Daehn Publications, Tuba-Euphonium Press, GIA Publications, and Cimarron Music Press. Recordings of his works are available on Mark Records and Baer Tracks Music. Whenever he finds a moment to get away, he escapes to the beach to go surfing.