Great Arts at Eastern

Thursdays at 12:35 PM
  • Hosted by Jeff Gentry

Jeff Gentry, Host of Great Arts at Eastern

Join ENMU College of Fine Arts Dean Jeffrey Gentry each week on "Great Arts at Eastern," as he interviews artists, actors, entertainers and musicians about their craft and events they produce at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. "Great Arts at Eastern" airs once a week about 12:35 p.m. MT on Thursdays on KENW–FM.

This program also is available online by clicking the title of an individual episode listed below.

This week Jeff Gentry talks with Kayla Paulk instructor of music at ENMU.  Kayla talks about being a vocal coach and professional pianist.  In addition she also talks about her dog Steinway and her connection with playing with accompanying ensembles 12 to 15 times per semester.

Kayla can be heard playing with the Zia Trio on January 29th

The Zia Trio 

Monday, January 29th at 7:00 pm

Buchanan Hall

Eastern New Mexico University

Portales, New Mexico

This week on Great Arts at Eastern Jeff Gentry speaks with Rick Shepherdson, professor of digital filmmaking at Eastern Mexico University.

Jeff Gentry talks with Stephanie Beinlich about her role in teaching her students how to work with others during a prism concert in being a part of an ensemble. Stephanie also talks about the collaboration between the different choir ensembles and how they combined their styles together for a unique sound for Thursday's concert.

Stephanie will also be part of Thursday's concert and performing a work by Mendelson.

Jeff Gentry this week talks with Dustin Seifert, about the annual Holiday Concert in Portales on December 7th.  Dustin talks about how the various works came together for this concert and how it has been called a gift to the community. Audience participation will be a part of the show with singalongs taking place during various choir works.


The Holiday Concert is on Thursday, December 7th

–Campus Union Building—at ENMU in Portales, New Mexico;

The start-time is 7:00 p.m. and is free to the public.

Learn more on our website:

In this episode of Great Arts at Eastern, Dr. Gentry visits with artist and ENMU alumna Caitlin Knorr.  Ms. Knorr currently has a an exhibition, "Fabula Animalis," in the Runnels Gallery here in Portales, NM, which runs until November 21.