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About the Music Commission

Welcome to the New Mexico Music Commission. The commission is made up of a diverse cross-section of New Mexico citizens representing all facets of our state’s musical community; education, performance, production, recording, and support services. As is benefiting New Mexico,

Celebrating New Mexico’s Music

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

New Mexico Music Directory

A Clearinghouse of New Mexico’s Music Industry. The New Mexico Music Directory is an online listing of New Mexico performing artists and businesses supporting the music industry in New Mexico. The directory serves to connect artists and businesses with individuals

Latest News

  • Rose, Zea ~ cello

    Rose, Zea ~ cello

    New Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight Featured Student: Zea Rose ~ Albuquerque Zea Rose is a 17 year old senior at Albuquerque High School.  With no prior music experience, she began her study of cello at the age of
  • Santa Fe ~ Jon Bon Jovi (1990)

    Santa Fe ~ Jon Bon Jovi (1990)

    Songs About New Mexico: Santa Fe written and performed by Jon Bon Jovi (1990) “Santa Fe” is the 5th track on the album Blaze of Glory, Jon Bon Jovi’s debut solo studio album, released in 1990. It includes songs from
  • Art by Winona House For Sale

    Art by Winona House For Sale

    Art2Art Inspired Paintings For Sale Artist Winona House created two beautiful paintings during a recent series of Art2Art performances at the October 2018 Gallup Arts crawl. Music in the Air price: $350 dimensions: 24″ x 18″ Envisioning a Harmony, Soon
  • Kelly, Kayden ~ piano

    Kelly, Kayden ~ piano

    New Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight Featured Student: Kayden Kelly ~ Santa Fe Kayden Kelly has been playing piano since he was five, violin since he was seven, and has been an orchestra member of the Santa Fe Youth
  • Crawford, Dayna

    Crawford, Dayna

    Dayna Crawford Education Project Management University of New Mexico 2018 Malcolm Baldrige New Mexico First, Examiner 2009 B.A. Political Science/History University of New Mexico 1996 Music Background Dayna’s music roots trace back three generations of jazz saxophone musicians; her sons,