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MPS Talks! Music in the Lives of Children - It Matters!

MPS Talks is an event for the whole family!

MPS Talks! Music in the Lives of Children - It Matters!

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MPS Talks! What is it?

MPS Talks! is an event for the whole family, hosted and organized by the University of New Mexico Music Prep School. The event will feature professionals from the music world who will give brief talks on different topics including parenting through music, music and the brain, and thinking like an artist. Also featured will be the renowned international vocal ensemble VOCES8. “VOCES8 is now established as one of the world’s most versatile and best-loved singing groups, and they are passionate about music education.” The day will also include activities in the Popejoy lobby, such as an “Instrument Petting Zoo,” “Making Listening Maps,” and “Music Games.” There’ll be live music, refreshments and swag bags. Scroll down to view the schedule. Reserve your tickets today!

This event is made possible by the Brabson Library and Education Foundation and your generous donations. Please consider becoming a sponsor. Sponsors will be included on promotional materials, the website, and be mentioned during the event. Sponsors and organizations can also reserve an informational table in the lobby for the event. Please contact us for more information on how to be involved.

Featuring VOCES8

The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is one of the world’s most versatile and best-loved singing groups. Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, VOCES8 inspires people through their performances and unique educational programs.

MPS Talks!

February 25, 2017
UNM Center for the Arts, Keller Hall


Parking Information

*Parking is free in A-Lot
*Or $2/hour in the Cornell Parking Structure or any metered space on campus
*Music Prep School Saturday families may use their parking permits, as usual

Contact the Music Prep School

Julia Church Hoffman
UNM Music Prep School Director

Get Involved

Photos for banner courtesy of Jeffrey Hoffman.


Paul Smith

Amy Greer
Pianist, Teacher, Author

Julia Church Hoffman
Director, UNM Music Prep School
UNM Music Education Lecturer

Holly Deuel Glister
Music Prep School Instructor, UNM

Alexis Corbin
Operations Coordinator and Personnel Manager, NM Philharmonic

Tania Hopkins
Music Prep School Instructor, UNM

Traci Quinn
Curator of Education & Public Programs, UNM Art Museum

David Bashwiner
Associate Professor, UNM Music Dept.

Robin Giebelhausen
Assistant Professor, UNM Music Education

Thanks to our Generous Sponsors

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