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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July 2015 Keynotes Now Available In Our Newsletter Section!

2015-16 Membership Year

As we begin the 2015-16 membership year and look forward to greeting our new and returning members, we are pleased to announce the results of our fourth year as the Music Guild of New Mexico.  We have awarded $60,000 to local nonprofit music organizations and music education in the form of monetary grants.  Congratulations and thank you to everyone who made this possible!


2015 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 $60,000 this year and are thrilled to be able to support a multicultural variety of music ranging from folk music to jazz, various choral groups, orchestral groups, and much more.

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
Albuquerque Civic Chorus
Albuquerque Folk Festival
Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra
Chatter/Ensemble New Mexico
Festival Ballet
Guitar New Mexico
Keshet
Landmark Musicals
Musical Theatre Southwest
New Mexico Dulcimer Association
New Mexico Jazz Workshop
New Mexico Philharmonic
New Mexico Symphonic Chorus
Opera Southwest
Quintessence: Choral Artists of the Southwest
Rio Rancho Youth Chorus
Santa Fe Youth Symphony
Turquoise Trail Performing Arts
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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Click here to visit

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.
  • 2015 - In its fourth year of granting funds to nonprofit music organizations, The Music Guild of New Mexico has provided $60,000 to nineteen deserving organizations in its continuing support of music in New Mexico.

Music Guild of

New Mexico

Upcoming Events

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MGNM Luncheon
and General Meeting
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Sandia Casino


Our Fabulous
Designer Purse
Auction Fundraiser!
Sunday, October 18, 2015



 
 
July 2015 Keynotes Available Now! 
(click on the image below)
 

Click here to view photos from the Music Guild's Instrument Petting Zoo at the Albuquerque Folk Festival on June 6!

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The Music Guild's

Jackie McGehee

Young Artists' Competition

2016 Application

 

Now available!

CLICK HERE to view and download the JMYAC application for 2016.

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The winners of the Music Guild's 2015

Jackie McGehee Young Artists' Competition:


 

First Place, Piano: Ishan Loomba
Second Place, Piano: Stephanie Yang
Third Place, Piano: Jessica Lien


First Place, Strings: Phoenix Avalon, Violin
Second Place, Strings: Maggie King, Violin
Third Place, Strings: Sam Barrett, Cello


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Many, many thanks to our dedicated coordinators and volunteers for their yeomen service in helping this competition
be the wonderful success that it was!!


CLICK HERE for more information!

Music Guild of New Mexico
Grant Program
 
Nonprofit organizations supporting music
and/or music education in New Mexico
are invited to apply for
2016 MGNM funds
beginning in late 2015. 

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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505-883-7409
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