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Judy Collins to perform during NMSU’s virtual Research and Creativity Week

Release Date: 05 Nov 2020
Judy Collins to perform during NMSU’s virtual Research and Creativity Week

As part of New Mexico State University’s Research and Creativity Week Nov. 10-13, award-winning singer and songwriter Judy Collins will give a musical performance on Zoom at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10. The presentation also will include an interview moderated by Jim Shearer, music professor.

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Collins, who began her music career at 13 as a piano prodigy, has a 55-album body of work that includes several top 10 hits and gold- and platinum-selling albums. She released her debut album “A Maid of Constant Sorrow” in 1961.

Collins rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” from her 1967 album, “Wildflowers,” is in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Her version of Stephen Sondheim’s “Send in the Clowns” from the Broadway musical “A Little Night Music” won Song of the Year at the 1975 Grammy Awards. In 2017, Collins’ album “Silver Skies Blue” was Grammy nominated for Best Folk Album. For more information on Collins visit

NMSU’s Research and Creativity Week highlights scholarly research and creative activity of faculty, staff and students. The interactive program is open to the NMSU campus and community. The event will include keynote addresses, highlight talks from Regents Professors and University Research Council awardees, talks and posters from faculty, staff and students, short performances and musical events, presentations of film, theatre and the arts, and media installations, along with career development discussions for faculty and students.

For more information about Research and Creativity Week, including a complete schedule, visit

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