2021/22 NMPhil Annual Fund

October 2021

We are successfully emerging from these unprecedented times because of you! Thank you so much for all of your generosity and support during the end of the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 seasons. 

We are back on stage with an array of emotions as we perform the music we love for all of you. We are happy to see you in person again and to share with you our souls through music. As we approach the giving season, please consider your New Mexico Philharmonic in your philanthropy. 

We are currently celebrating our 10th season of concerts with a great lineup of works and soloists. And we have several pieces of great news to share.

  • In September, we purchased a brand-new Steinway & Sons Model D grand piano through a low-interest loan offered by the State of New Mexico. The piano was selected in New York City at Steinway by our beloved Olga Kern who inaugurated the piano in concert, performing Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 3, and 5 at the beginning of our season. The enthusiasm toward the piano from the New Mexico Philharmonic family has been wonderful and to date, more than half of the loan has been fundraised. You, too, can become a Steinway Society donor, making your additional donation to the piano fund.
  • The New Mexico Philharmonic Foundation Inc., a separate 501(c)(3) organization whose sole purpose is to secure funding for the future of our orchestra, has reached the milestone of more than $2 million. It currently has a $250,000 “challenge gift” from an out-of-state donor that we hope our own family of donors will match.
  • Many concerts with your orchestra can be viewed virtually on NMPhil Now! Digital Performances. This is the virtual platform we inaugurated last season to fill the musical void during the pandemic. We secured dedicated funding to purchase state-of-the-art equipment to record or stream the orchestra’s amazing performances.

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.


Roberto Minczuk, now in his fifth season as Music Director, continues to inspire the orchestra and the community, creating a new stature for the NMPhil as an artistic beacon for New Mexico. His energy and vision for the future are contagious.

Your tax-deductible contributions make up nearly 50 percent of our budget, bridging the gap between ticket sales and the cost of presenting performances and providing education programs of the highest standards. 

Please download, print, complete this form (pdf, 310 KB), and mail it to:
The New Mexico Philharmonic, PO Box 21428, Albuquerque, NM 87154. You can also make donations online. If you are not yet a donor, please consider becoming one. If you are already a current supporter, please consider moving to a higher donor level. Thank you for your past support and for all you are able to provide this season. You truly make your NMPhil a community-supported orchestra.

 With deepest gratitude,

Marian Tanau
Executive Director

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Please call (505) 323-4343 if you have any questions or to request more information about how you can help!


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