September 2, 2015

Contact: David Schwartz, Chair, New Mexico Music Commission
Phone: 415-730-7305

New Mexico Music Commission to Meet in Santa Fe
Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan
September 8, 2015

Santa Fe – The New Mexico Music Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, September 8, from 10 am to noon, in the Meem Auditorium at the Laboratory of Anthropology on Museum Hill, 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87504. The meeting is open to the public.

Copies of the agenda will be available at least 72 hours prior to the meeting at the Commission’s website, Copies of the agenda also may be obtained by contacting New Mexico Arts at 505-827-6490; or statewide: 800-879-4278; or fax: 505-827-6043.

The public is invited to an open discussion about the commission’s Strategic Plan, which will take place at noon on September 8th immediately following the regularly scheduled commission meeting in the Meem Auditorium. New Mexico citizens are optionally invited to give virtual feedback by filling out a brief anonymous online survey at


The New Mexico Music Commission is an advisory body administratively attached to New Mexico Arts, the State Arts agency and a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. The commission is made up of fifteen Governor-appointed volunteers who are specialists and leaders in the state’s diverse music industry. Their mission is to stimulate opportunities for musicians, music organizations, and other groups for activities or projects, to provide musical services and support to the state, to maintain and encourage musical excellence, and to promote awareness of and access to the music industry for all of the people of New Mexico.


new mexico arts, department of cultural affairs
407 galisteo street, suite 270, santa fe nm 87501
505.827.6454 (phone) 1.800.879.4278 (instate) 505.827.6043 (fax)

New Mexico Music Commission Meeting

Meem Auditorium, Laboratory of Anthropology
Museum Hill off Old Santa Fe Trail
710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87504
September 8, 2015, 10:00am—12:00pm


  • Welcome – David Schwartz
  • Commission Introductions
  • Public Introductions and Comments
  • Approval of the Agenda: ACTION
  • Approval of the 07-14-15 Minutes: ACTION

New Business

  • Old Town Farm Albuquerque presentation – Larry Tonning
  • Santa Fe Bandstand presentation – Michael Dellheim
  • Other new business

Old Business

  • Cultural Collaborative project update – Felicity Broenan
  • Metropolitan Opera Audition Update – Renato Estacio
  • Warehouse 21 co-developments: Art2Art, radio meeting – David Schwartz
  • Strategic Plan progress report – Joe Brown/David Schwartz

Other old business

  • Final 2015 Commission Meeting date: November 10, 10am-12pm, National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, History & Literary Arts Building, Salon Ortega

Public Comments

Motion to adjourn

Contact: David Schwartz

New Mexico Music Commission to Meet in Santa Fe