LTC Steven Thorp

Title: Faculty - Chorus
Department: Humanities
Phone: (575) 624-8443
Office: Pearson Auditorium 209

SPRING 2017 Schedule
Course IDSecCourse NameHS/JC
MUS 012C09Chapel Choir (C) 6th ClassHS
MUS 012L00Applied Lessons 6th ClassHS
MUS 012P10Chapel Choir (P) 6th ClassHS
MUS 012S01Concert Choir 6th ClassHS
MUS 012V11Vocal Ensemble 6th ClassHS
MUS 022C09Chapel Choir (C) 5th ClassHS
MUS 022L00Applied Lessons 5th ClassHS
MUS 022P10Chapel Choir (P) 5th ClassHS
MUS 022S01Concert Choir 5th ClassHS
MUS 022V11Vocal Ensemble 5th ClassHS
MUS 032C09Chapel Choir (C) 4th ClassHS
MUS 032L00Applied Lessons 4th ClassHS
MUS 032P10Chapel Choir (P) 4th ClassHS
MUS 032S01Concert Choir 4th ClassHS
MUS 032V11Vocal Ensemble 4th ClassHS
MUS 042C09Chapel Choir (C) 3rd ClassHS
MUS 042L00Applied Lessons 3rd ClassHS
MUS 042P10Chapel Choir (P) 3rd ClassHS
MUS 042S01Concert Choir 3rd ClassHS
MUS 042V11Vocal Ensemble 3rd ClassHS
MUSC 106101Concert Choir IJC
MUSC 108109Catholic Chapel Choir IJC
MUSC 110110Protestant Chapel Choir IJC
MUSC 112100Applied Music LsnsJC
MUSC 114111Vocal Ensemble IJC
MUSC 130305Music AppreciationJC
MUSC 1303H05Coll Music AppreciatHS
MUSC 206101Concert Choir IIJC
MUSC 208109Catholic Chapel Choir IIJC
MUSC 210110Protestant Chapel Choir IIJC
MUSC 212100Applied Music Lessons IIJC
MUSC 214111Vocal Ensemble IIJC
Thorp, Steven
Educational Background:
LTC Steven M. Thorp began his collegiate studies in his hometown, Alamogordo, New Mexico, at the local branch of New Mexico State University. He later transferred to Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico, with scholarships in vocal and instrumental music. While there, he performed in principal choral and instrumental ensembles, music theater productions, and regional solo competitions and worked as a local church music director. LTC Thorp graduated summa cum laude with a BME from Eastern New Mexico University in 1981 and received his MM from ENMU in 1989.
LTC Thorp began his teaching career with the Portales Municipal Schools and in 1985 moved to Roswell, New Mexico, to become the choral director at Roswell High School. LTC Thorp became the Choral Director at New Mexico Military Institute in 1997 where he currently conducts NMMI choral groups, teaches Music Appreciation, and serves as Music Department Chair.
Honors, Awards and Publications:
While at NMMI, LTC Thorp has been honored as the recipient of the COL John C. Kost Professorship and the Funk Excellence in Teaching Award.
LTC Thorp is a member of the Phi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, the Music Educators National Conference and the American Choral Directors Association.