2014-website07

2017 Vancouver Island Music Award "Artist of the Year" winner

2016 Western Canadian Music Award and Canadian Folk Music Award nominee

2015 Domenic Troiano Guitar Award recipient (multi genre category)

2013 International Branding Laureate Award recipient, Malaysia (only 2 acoustic guitarists to receive this:
Tommy Emmanuel and Don Alder)

2011 1rst Guitar Idol Worldwide - held in London, UK

2010 1rst Guitar Player Magazine, Guitar Superstar Contest - North America

2009 Western Canadian Music Award and Canadian Folk Music Award nominee

2007 1rst International Fingerstyle Championships Winfield, Kansas, USA

aldertrophy2007winfieldsm