Phi Chapter | New Mexico, USA

  • Founded: 1963
  • Charter Members: Norvil Howell; Greg Randall; Harold Van Winkle; Bob Lane; Floren Thompson
  • First Meeting: January 1963; University of New Mexico
  • First Officers: Mr. Floren Thompson; President
    First Initiates: Harold Van Winkle; Greg Randall; Norvil Howell; Bob Lane

Current Membership

  • 27 Active; 8 Retired

Annual Business Meeting

  • Thursday of New Mexico All-State at 12 noon


  • Commissioned El Simbolo Zia by Dr. B.J. Brooks for performance at 2012 All-State Convention in celebration of New Mexico’s Centennial
    –Performed by New Mexico Intercollegiate Band
    –Conducted by Robert Ponto; assisted by Mr. Dustin Seifert
  • We are following other composers for our next project.

Chapter Traditions

  • A donated fund for ongoing compositions

Item of Note

  • We have a collection of some of New Mexico’s finest directors