Three Cavatinas — for soprano and chamber ensemble
Eight Movements — for flute and clarinet
Five pieces for piano
Sequences — for 3 flutes, 3 clarinets, 12 strings and 3 percussion
Lots of chamber music
Hawkins studied piano at the conservatory of Montreal with Lubka Kolessa, and there he won the Premier Prix in piano 1967. He recieved his bachelor degree in music at McGill University the same year, and his concert diploma in 1968. In 1969 he attended the Pierre Boulez Conducting Course in Basel, along with Serge Garant and Bruce Mather.