Develop Your Talent at ENMU
At Eastern, you'll receive the personal attention you need to fulfill your musical and personal potential. Our faculty is nationally and internationally known, and are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. Additionally, the music program at ENMU has a long tradition of excellence and has been an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1960.
Music Degree Programs
Whether performance, teaching or composition, our degree programs provide a path with a music program dedicated solely to baccalaureate education.
Our top-notch facilities including a variety of rehearsal rooms, performance venues and meeting spaces support our programs' excellence.
Special Programs and Events
Find info for Hound for a Day, choir camps, Green & Silver Classic, The New Mexico Thing, Men's Choir Festival, and more.
Our quality faculty, bands and performance ensembles offer outstanding training to woodwind, brass, keyboard and percussion musicians.
Our vocal music program trains singing performers and prospective vocal and choral educators. Scholarships are available if you qualify.
A foundation of applied lessons, performance, coursework and accompanying provides experience for performing and accompanying careers.
Instrumental and vocal ensembles provide performance experience to students interested in music. Some ensembles are open by audition only.
After you apply to ENMU, you should consider scheduling an audition. Instrumental, vocal and piano programs have different audition requirements.
Faculty and Staff
Our faculty includes nationally and internationally established educators, scholars, performing artists, conductors and composers.
Department of Music Mission
The Eastern New Mexico University Department of Music is committed to providing:
- Development of the individual student as an artist, educated member of society and expressive human being
- Exceptional professional preparation
- Educational and aesthetic experiences for the community and region
- Response to the changing needs of contemporary society
The ENMU music program annually awards a variety of financial assistance to music and non-music majors. These awards are generally in the form of scholarships, fee waivers for private lessons and dormitory room grants. The band and choir each award substantial stipends to participants. These stipends are awarded based upon the vocal or instrumental needs of the ensembles, and may be renewed. Music stipends are based on participation and do not affect other forms of financial aid.
Additional resources of financial assistance, such as federal grants, work-study money and loans, can be obtained through the Office of Financial Aid when you fill out a FAFSA, or from the ENMU Foundation by way of additional scholarships. ENMU also awards University-wide Admission Scholarships to students who achieve superior academic skills and high ACT or SAT scores.
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Department of Music
ENMU Station 16
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130