The Hill Stompers Celebrate 20 Years!

The Hill Stompers performing at a Summer Concert in 2018. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/


Twenty years ago in October 2000, the Hill Stompers held its first rehearsal around the pool table in the basement of one of its first members … and the rest, as they say, is history.

Their first gig was the 2000 Holiday Lights Parade where they played Washington Post and a handful of Christmas tunes.

Throughout the last two decades the Hill Stompers has grown from 15 to 45 fun-loving musicians and dancers. While decked out in tutus, feathers and sequins, they have entertained crowds


Scenes From Los Alamos Community Winds Concert

Los Alamos Community Winds performs in concert Saturday afternoon in the north parking lot in Central Park Square. The concert features Los Alamos Clarinet Quintet, percussionist George Price, SaxAtomix and LACW Director Ted Vives on trombone with pianist Julian Chen. Photo by John McHale/

The Los Alamos Clarinet Quintet performs Saturday afternoon in the Los Alamos Community Winds concert in the parking lot in Central Park Square. Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Community Winds performs in concert Saturday afternoon in the parking lot in Central Park


Los Alamos Community Winds: Live Music Drive-In Style

The Los Alamos Community Winds. Courtesy/LACW


The Los Alamos Community Winds is hosting “Bring Back Music – Los Alamos,” a live concert for the community 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.

The concert will be held in the north parking lot of Central Park Square, on the corner of 15th Street and Nectar Street, in Los Alamos. Registration is via Eventbrite at

Bring Back Music – Los Alamos will include performances from The Los Alamos Flute Choir, the Los Alamos Clarinet Quintet, The SaxAtomix,


In And Around Town: Oct. 20, 2020

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to

Check with groups that meet regularly to see if they are meeting.


FRIDAY Oct. 23
Photo Tour of Brazil with Martin Cooper
Seniors enduring the pandemic who find the need to “get out” are welcome to attend a Zoom presentation, hosted by the Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization (LARSO), at 5:30 p.m., available by emailing

The Los Alamos


Los Alamos Composer Joe Cox Releases New Album

At midnight on July 24, when Taylor Swift released her new album “Folklore”, international music publishing giant Hal Leonard LLC called on this guy to transcribe, arrange and notate a single from the album. His name is Joe Cox. He didn’t write the songs; he wrote them down.
In a career spanning more than three decades, composer, pianist and Los Alamos resident Joe Cox has worked behind the scenes in the music industry, working on the chart topping songs of Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Selena Gomez, Luke Bryan, The Weeknd, J Balvin, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X, and hundreds


First Presbyterian Church Santa Fe: TGIF Virtual Concert Dates

The First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe at 208 Grant Ave. Courtesy/FPCSF

First Presbyterian Church News:

There are changes in two upcoming concert dates at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe:

New Date: Sept. 18, 2020 
Time: after 5:30 p.m. on Fridays for 10 minutes
What: TGIF virtual concert–
(LAST SLASH, very Important)
Music: Jared Aragón, organ
Where – First Presbyterian Church Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave., 505.982.8544
Admission: Freewill offering and open to all
For More Information call 505.982.8544, ext. 16


Tenção sobre o 5º Kyrie


LAHS Symphonic Strings Orchestra Receives All-State Honors

Los Alamos High School Symphonic Strings Orchestra receives all-state honors. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos High School Symphonic Strings Orchestra has been recognized as the January 2021 All-State Honor Orchestras Ensemble by the New Mexico Music Educators Association (NMMEA).

Since the All-State performance will not be held in person, LAPS team members will collaborate to create a video of the students’ work, which will be showcased Jan. 7, 2021 virtually.

In order to win this prestigious honor, students submitted their MPA (Music Performance Assessment) recordings. MPA


The Craig Martin Experience In Virtual Brown Bag Tonight

The Craig Martin Experience are featured in the latest LAAC  virtual Brown Bag Show. Courtesy/LAAC

LAAC News:

Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) presents its second Brown Bag Performance of the 2020-2021 season featuring The Craig Martin Experience (CME), at noon Wednesday.

Due to social/physical distancing, the group cannot perform in person. Instead, they provided a pre-recorded performance. It can be seen at: LAAC will host a watch party at noon Wednesday on Facebook.

CME came together in late 2010 as a loose assemblage of local musicians interested in sharing