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Welcome to the New Mexico State University Music Department

Welcome to the NMSU Department of Music! We are among the finest institutes in the southwest at preparing student musicians for success in a variety of musical careers. The Department of Music features an internationally recognized faculty along with a talented, enthusiastic student body that creates a dynamic, engaging environment. 

Our department is diverse in population and opportunities, featuring degrees in Music Education and Music Performance, along with the opportunity to perform in a wide array of ensembles. The department also supports a master’s degree program with concentrations in Music Performance, Conducting, or Music Education.  

We look forward to discussing our program with you and remember, BE BOLD. Shape the future. 

Fred Bugbee, D.M.A

Department Head

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Southwest Honor Band

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Memoriam of Dr. William Clark

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NMSU Music Collaborative Concert