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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 who represent all facets of our musical community; education, performance, presenting, recording, and support services. As is benefiting New Mexico,

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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

photo: Jemez Historic Site Concert, June 2015

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

  • Chamber Music America is accepting proposals for New Jazz Works

    Chamber Music America is accepting proposals for New Jazz Works

    Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works program provides grants to U.S. jazz ensembles to create, perform, and if desired, record new works. The new work may be composed by the ensemble leader, a member of the ensemble, or by a
  • 2016 Governor’s Arts Award Nominations Sought

    2016 Governor’s Arts Award Nominations Sought

    Nominations Sought for Annual Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts Santa Fe – The New Mexico Arts Commission and New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, are accepting nominations for the 2016 Governor’s Awards for
  • Music Commission Adopts Strategic Plan

    Music Commission Adopts Strategic Plan

    2016-2018 Strategic Plan Announced The New Mexico Music Commission unanimously adopted their 2016-2018 Strategic Plan at their January 11, 2016 public meeting in Santa Fe. The purpose of the plan is to advance, in a carefully considered and coordinated manner,
  • New Mexico Music Commission to Meet in Santa Fe

    New Mexico Music Commission to Meet in Santa Fe

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2016 Contact: David Schwartz, Chair, New Mexico Music Commission Phone: 415-730-7305 dsmedia@earthlink.net New Mexico Music Commission to Meet in Santa Fe January 12, 2016 Santa Fe – The New Mexico Music Commission will hold a
  • Music Commission Launches New Web Site

    Music Commission Launches New Web Site

    Welcome to our new and improved Music Commission Web site! The Music Commission is proud to launch our new Web site as of Monday, November 30, 2015. It’s the first significant upgrade to the site since its inception in 2005.