The ENMU Band Director Workshop, The New Mexico Thing, is annual event sponsored by the ENMU Bands, ENMU Student Fees Board, and the National Band Association. An esteemed clinician visits campus and presents classroom and performance sessions for ENMU music students and current band directors from across the state and region.

This event provides mid-semester inspiration for band directors as they prepare for NMMEA and UIL concert performance assessments. A letter certifying attendance is provided to each workshop attendee.

The New Mexico Thing Registration Form

ENMU NM Thing featuring Ray E. Cramer

Event Schedule

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020

9 a.m. Director Clinic Session with Professor Cramer
Noon Lunch (provided)
1:30 p.m. Open Rehearsals with a Public School Ensemble and ENMU Wind Symphony

Featured Clinicians

2020 Professor Ray E. Cramer, Director of Bands Emeritus, Indiana University
2019 Dr. Timothy Oliver, Director of Bands, Arkansas State University
2018 Dr. Mark Heidel, Director of Bands, University of Iowa
2017 Professor Gary E. Smith, Associate Director of Bands Emeritus, University of Illinois
2016 Professor Gary Green, Director of Bands Emeritus, University of Miami
2015 Professor James F. Keene, Director of Bands Emeritus, University of Illinois
2014 Professor Robert D. Jorgensen, Director of Bands Emeritus, The University of Akron

ENMU Bands
Station 16
1500 S Ave K, ENMU
Portales, NM 88130
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