For the love of music, the Music Guild of New Mexico supports, promotes, and encourages nonprofit musical organizations that will educate, enhance, engage, and enrich the quality of our New Mexico community.

 
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2014-15 Membership Year

As we begin the 2014-15 membership year and look forward to greeting our new and returning members, we are pleased to announce the results of our third year as the Music Guild of New Mexico.  We have awarded $80,000 to local nonprofit music organizations and music education in the form of monetary grants.  Congratulations and thank you to everyone who made this possible!


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2014 Grant Recipients

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This year, as last year, our grant applications truly reflected the multicultural and diverse nature of music available to New Mexicans, especially here in Albuquerque.  Thanks to our members and our fundraisers, we are able to grant $80,000 this year and are thrilled to be able to support a multicultural variety of music ranging from folk music to gospel, various choral groups, orchestral groups, and a dulcimer group as well as groups providing music education.

2014 MGNM GRANT RECIPIENTS ($80,000)
Adelante Development Center, Inc.
Albuquerque Civic Chorus
Albuquerque Folk Festival
Ensemble New Mexico/Chatter
Festival Ballet Albuquerque
Landmark Musicals
New Mexico Dulcimer Association
New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus
New Mexico Philharmonic
New Mexico Symphonic Chorus
NM Jazz Workshop
Opera Southwest
Rio Rancho Symphonic Band
Southwest Pickers
Summer Guitar Workshop
Valencia County Community Band
Adelante Development Center, Inc.
Albuquerque Civic Chorus
Albuquerque Folk Festival
Ensemble New Mexico/Chatter
Festival Ballet Albuquerque
Landmark Musicals
New Mexico Dulcimer Association
New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus
New Mexico Philharmonic
New Mexico Symphonic Chorus
NM Jazz Workshop
Opera Southwest
Rio Rancho Symphonic Band
Southwest Pickers
Summer Guitar Workshop
Valencia County Community Band
2014 MGNM GRANT RECIPIENTS ($80,000)
Adelante Development Center, Inc.
Albuquerque Civic Chorus
Albuquerque Folk Festival
Ensemble New Mexico/Chatter
Festival Ballet Albuquerque
Landmark Musicals
New Mexico Dulcimer Association
New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus
New Mexico Philharmonic
New Mexico Symphonic Chorus
NM Jazz Workshop
Opera Southwest
Rio Rancho Symphonic Band
Southwest Pickers
Summer Guitar Workshop
Valencia County Community Band

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our Grant Recipients' websites!
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The Music Guild of New Mexico
is a volunteer organization committed to supporting music through financial, educational, and promotional activities.
The talented and diverse members of the Guild educate and build community relationships to ensure our musical legacy by supporting nonprofit musical organizations and nonprofit music education for young people in New Mexico. The Music Guild provides members with friendship, fun, worthwhile endeavors, networking, and personal growth, and enthusiastically welcomes new members at any time.


Our goals are:

 

  • To explore, develop, organize, promote, and support fundraising events
  • To promote music appreciation and educational opportunities throughout the community
  • To increase public awareness of the Guild

History

 

  • 1932 - Founding of the Albuquerque Civic Symphony
  • 1952 -Establishment of the Albuquerque Women's Association
  • 1956 - Founding of the Doñita Program, a service and volunteer organization for high school girls. It evolved into the Señoritas of the Symphony Program
  • 1966 - The Albuquerque Civic Symphony changed its name to the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra to reflect statewide involvement
  • 2002 - The Guild celebrated its 50th anniversary
  • 2007 - The Guild celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Symphony Ball and the 75th anniversary of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra
  • 2011 - The New Mexico Symphony Guild changed its name to Music Guild of New Mexico when the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra declared bankruptcy and closed its doors.
  • 2012 - The new Music Guild of New Mexico, moving to fulfill its new mission, began granting funds through an application process.  This first year, $75,000 was awarded to thirteen nonprofit music organizations.
  • 2013 - The Music Guild of New Mexico hosted a concert starring Doug Montgomery, pianist, to benefit the Music Guild's Jackie McGehee Young Artists' Competition for Piano and Strings.
  • 2014 - The Music Guild of New Mexico, in its third year of granting funds to nonprofit music organizations, has provided $80,000 to sixteen wonderful organizations in its continuing support of music in New Mexico.

Music Guild of

New Mexico

Upcoming Events

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Luncheon and General Meeting

at the Courtyard by Marriott

Thursday, September 11, 2014



Music Guild's JMYAC
Fundraiser Concert featuring
pianist Hyperion Knight
Sunday, September 14, 2014
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Hiland Theater

Popejoy Youth Concerts
October 21 and 23, 2014
Popejoy Hall, UNM
 
 
 
August 2014 Keynotes Available Now! 
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The winners of the

Music Guild's 2014 Jackie McGehee

Young Artists' Competition:


 

First Place, Piano: Ken Lien

Second Place, Piano: Stephanie Yang

Third Place, Piano: Dennis Huang

Honorable Mention, Piano:

Joseph Seth Zamora

Honorable Mention, Piano: Gavin Laur



Tickets ($25/$40/$55) for the New Mexico Philharmonic concert featuring the first-place winners are available from 
the Philharmonic website or by calling 323-4343.  The concert, which also features the Faure Requiem, will be held 
on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Central United Methodist Church, 201 University Blvd. NE.  Concert time is 3:00, and 
we invite and encourage all Guild members to attend this very special event!
     
Many many thanks to our dedicated coordinators and volunteers for their yeomen service in helping this competition 
be the wonderful success that it was!!

First Place, Strings: Ryan Downs, violin

Second Place, Strings: Abigail Herrick, violin

Third Place, Strings: Ivan Aidun, double bass



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The Music Guild's

Jackie McGehee

Young Artists' Competition

2015 Application

 

Click here to download the JMYAC application for 2015.

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Music Guild of New Mexico
Grant Program
 
Nonprofit organizations supporting music
and/or music education in New Mexico
are invited to apply for
2015 MGNM funds. 

Click here to read more!
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Music Guild of New Mexico

P.O. Box 3458

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87190
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