Music Associations

Albuquerque Flute Association

Valerie Potter
PO Box 3641
Albuquerque, NM 87190
(505) 254-0747

Dedicated to the promotion of flute related activities, including performance, education and appreciation.

Albuquerque Music Teachers Association

Astrid Groth
3546 Sequoia PL NW
Albuquerque NM, 87120
(505) 836-5542, (505) 379-5515

AMTA is a member of the National Music Teachers Association. A professional organization of certified teachers of music.

Albuquerque Musicians Association, Local 618

130 Alverado Dr. NE, Suite #200
Albuquerque NM, 87108
(505) 255-2069
(505) 255-3985 fax

A musicians union. Education of ALL major instruments (all levels). We have musicians and bands for all occations.

Albuquerque Recorder Society

Nan Simpson
Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Academy Hills Park
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 899-5388

Monthly meetings to play early music with recorders and viols together.

Albuquerque Songwriters’ Cooperative

David Peters-President

Songwriters meet the first and third Sunday of the month at the New Mexico Jazz Workshop, 5500 Lomas NE in Albuquerque to swap and critique songs. Spring through fall, the cooperative produces both open mic performances and songwriter showcase events.


Suzzanne Bloom
10215 Burham Rd NW
Albuquerque NM, 87114

Cooperative effort of accomplished musicians to provide the community with a source of musical enjoyment by the presentation of public concerts.

Chamber Music Albuquerque

Mark Howell
4407 Menaul Blvd. NE
NM 87110
(505) 268-1990
(505) 266-3215 (Fax)

Presenting Classical Chamber Music in Live Performance by small ensembles since 1942. Chamber Music Albuquerque is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


Chatter / Ensemble Music New Mexico presents a full spectrum of chamber music in the classical idiom – from Baroque through the 21st century, with attention to American composers. 60+ unique concerts are presented each year. Chatter performs in unconventional, intimate venues; fosters curiosity about and understanding of today’s composers by juxtaposing and weaving together new and traditional classical music. In its three series, Chatter offers adventuresome programming and informative engagement between musicians and audience plus challenging opportunities for professional musicians. Chatter brings music and poetry together each Sunday and brings youth to the stage and to the audience.

New Mexico Federation of Music Clubs

Monica Demarco – President

We are affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs, a non-profit philanthropic and educational organization dedicated to music education and promotion of creative and performing arts in America since 1898.

New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus

Dustin Whitner
117 Bryn Mawr Dr SE, Ste 104
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Our mission is to reduce homophobia and intolerance and create a positive image of the GLBT community through high-quality, public musical performances.

New Mexico Jazz Workshop

Vicki Duggar-Executive Director
5500 Lomas Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 255-9798
(505) 232-8420 (Fax)

The premier jazz presenting and education organization in New Mexico.

Rio Grand Jazz Society

Paul Hailstone, President
Jackie Hudson, Publicity Director
PO Box 30171
Albuquerque, NM 87190

Southwest Traditional and Bluegrass Music Association

(a/k/a The Southwest Pickers)
Steve Morgan – President