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Music Clinic – “The Art of Arts Administration”

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


NORTHERN New Mexico College Music Department Presents:

A Free Music Clinic: “The Art of Arts Administration” with Ruth Silva-Hernández
October 17, 2014
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Nick Salazar Center of the Performing Arts Little Theatre

Ruth Silva-Hernandez-photoAbout the Clinician:

Ruth Silva-Hernández was born and raised in Puerto Rico. Ms. Silva-Hernández holds a Master of Arts Administration and Bachelor of Science degree in Music from Indiana University. Ruth has more than twenty-five years of direct organizational experience in large corporations, small businesses and government institutions. Her experience includes work in administration of arts organizations and performing arts programs, as well as production and coordination of cultural events. Key positions include: Director of the Music Division for the State Arts Agency in Puerto Rico; General Manager and Interim CEO and President for the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra and Executive Director of the FAMA Foundation in Puerto Rico.

She has been a professional consultant for many arts and nonprofit organizations, such as: The Contemporary Art Museum of Puerto Rico;  Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Festival; Aruba Ministry of Tourism; the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory and the Puerto Rico Symphony, among others.

Silva-Hernández was Professor of Music at the University of Puerto Rico and has a thirty year career as a professional singer.

For more information regarding the music clinic or

the Music Department contact: 505.747.2295


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