New Mexico

The Coalition on Coalitions (CoCs) supports NAMM members and their networks working on state-level music and arts education advocacy efforts. The New Mexico network provides tactics, resources and best practices to move and improve state-level policies, funding and advocacy for music and arts education.

State Profile

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"The Education Quality Report” ranked New Mexico 49th in the nation. Education and communication with state representatives is underway.

In May, NAMM Member, Cindy Cook met with several Representatives including: Congressman Ben Ray Luján, Senator Tom Udall and the Legislative Correspondent for Senator Martin Heinrich.  Future plans include contacting the Governor to discuss improving music education and making it a priority.

NAMM Member Contact

Cindy Cook
The Candyman Strings and Things

State Music & Arts Organizations

New Mexico Music Educators Association
New Mexico Arts
New Mexico Music Commission

Americans for the Arts, Arts Services Directory for New Mexico


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