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New Mexico State University band director to make announcement at music festival

Ken Van Winkle, New Mexico State University's director of bands and associate music professor, will be awarded with the Music Educator of the Year Award at the New Mexico Music Educators Association (NMMEA) All-State Music Festival Business and Awards Luncheon.


cheon will be at noon on Friday, Jan. 10, in the Johnson Center South Gym on the campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M.

Van Winkle will make an announcement in his acceptance speech about a new initiative at New Mexico State that will target high school music programs in the Southwest.