Donald Mertz Hardisty

Title:  Professor Emeritus (Retired)

Company:  New Mexico State University

Location:  Las Cruces, NM United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the West, Marquis Who’s Who (1992-1995)
  • Named, Principal Bassoonist, Las Cruces Symphony(1969-1998)
  • Named, Teacher of the Year, New Mexico Music Educators Association


  • DMA, University Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
  • MME in Music Education, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • BME in Music Education and Theory, University of Montana, with Honors, Missoula, MT

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