What is Tri-M Music Honor Society?
The Tri-M Music Honor Society is an international music honor society and it is part of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Tri-M is the only music honors society for junior/middle school and high school students in the country. It is designed to recognize students for their academic and musical achievements, reward them for their accomplishments and service activities, and provides students leadership opportunities to make a difference in their community through music-based service projects. There are more than 2,100 chapters across 50 states and 15 countries and involves 84,000 students in grades 6-12.
The Marlborough High School Tri-M Society Chapter was established in 2006. The goal of the MHS Tri-M Music Honor Society is to help our community through volunteer work and service, in order to promote music.
What are the requirements to be eligible to be in MHS Tri-M?
Each year, students will be considered for membership to Tri-M based on their demonstration of the qualities as indicated below. Candidates will be offered recommendations from their ensemble directors and will then complete an application to be reviewed by the chapter advisor, president and one additional Tri-M Executive Committee member to ensure that the candidate's expectation of Tri-M membership align with the organization's constitution and purposes.
A candidate must have participated for at least one year with one of the MHS ensembles
Have received a grade of A or higher in his/her ensemble(s) for the overall year prior to membership candidacy
Have maintained an academic average of B or higher for the overall year prior to membership candidacy
Demonstrated outstanding musicianship, leadership, service, and character
Received a recommendation for membership from his/her ensemble director