Awards and Recognition
- Awarded the Medal of Saint Olav from His Majesty, King Harald V of Norway
- University of New Mexico Alumni Association Faculty of the Year (2008)
- Awarded annual ASCAPlus Awards from the American Society of Composers, Arrangers and Publishers since 2000.
- Dr. Brett Robison’s doctoral dissertation (University of Arizona, 2017) was titled Bradley Ellingboe’s Requiem: Influences and Analysis for Performance.
- Winner of the Bravos Award from the Albuquerque Arts Alliance
- Named an Honorary Duke of Albuquerque by Mayor Martin Chavez.
- Named a Regents Lecturer in 1993. The highest distinction given a junior faculty member at the University of New Mexico and an honor held in perpetuity.
- The "Bradley Ellingboe Endowed Choral Scholarship" - donated by members of the greater UNM community - was created at the University of New Mexico Foundation in 2011.