Learn About the Commission

Learn About the Commission

Welcome to the New Mexico Music Commission. The New Mexico Music Commission (NMMC) consists of a cross-section of New Mexico citizens representing all facets of our state’s unique and diverse music industry. As is befitting of New Mexico, the commission

Celebrate New Mexico’s Music

Celebrate New Mexico’s Music

Showcasing New Mexico’s Extraordinary Talent. The Music Commission is elated to feature the rich and diverse talents of New Mexico’s music industry. We proudly showcase our state’s award winners, through the Governor’s Arts Awards and the Music Commission’s Platinum Music

New Mexico Music Directory

New Mexico Music Directory

A Clearinghouse of New Mexico’s Music Industry. The New Mexico Music Directory is a FREE service promoting performers and businesses & services available for hire. Search the directory Join the directory The directory is open to all New Mexico-based professional

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  • Kempter, Susan

    Kempter, Susan

    Susan Kempter of Albuquerque is a Senior Lecturer in String Pedagogy, a registered Teacher Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, a specialist in interdisciplinary applications to music teaching and learning, and Founder/Director of the UNM Lab School at
  • Shepherd, Chevel ~ voice ~ La Plata

    Shepherd, Chevel ~ voice ~ La Plata

    New Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight Featured Student: Chevel Shepherd ~ La Plata | Farmington 17-year-old Chevel Shepherd stands as living proof that big things sometimes come in small packages. Chevel won America’s hearts, and the title of “Season
  • ¡Arriba Nuevo México! – Roberto Griego (1978)

    ¡Arriba Nuevo México! – Roberto Griego (1978)

    Songs about New Mexico: ¡Arriba Nuevo México! written and performed by Roberto Griego (1978) Lyrics Soy un Nuevo Méxicano Y un verdadero Chicano Yo nací en un pueblo pequeño Muy humilde, pobre y sincero Y ahora les voy a cantar
  • Neikrug, Marc

    Neikrug, Marc

    Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts: Marc Neikrug ~ Santa Fe Recipient of the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, Marc Neikrug’s musical career has spanned over 54 years as a globally recognized concert pianist, composer, and
  • Blaskey, Lindy

    Blaskey, Lindy

    Notable New Mexican: Lindy Blaskey ~ Albuquerque While they never broke big on the national charts, Lindy Blaskey and his band the Lavells were one of the most popular bands in the Southwest during the mid-’60s garage rock explosion. The