M-W HS Tri-M Music Honor Society

What is Tri-M?

Tri-M stands for Modern Music Makers and is an international music honor society founded in 1952. Tri-M currently has over 2,100 chapters and involves more than 84,000 students throughout the country and around the globe. It is designed to recognize exceptional music students that meet the music, academic and character criteria as recommended by the National Association for Music Education.

Tri-M is composed of junior and senior students enrolled in music class at Monroe-Woodbury High School who also participate in additional music ensembles and demonstrate high academic achievement.

Monroe-Woodbury High School is fortunate enough to have their own Tri-M chapter, chartered in 2019. The faculty advisors are Ms. Lauren Buono and Dr. David Crone.

Criteria for Admission

  • Student must be a Junior or Senior.
  • Student must be a good standing member of a MWHS performance ensemble (band, choir, orchestra)
  • Students must have successfully completed a NYSSMA solo in their high school career with a minimum score of 90 for level 5 and 6.
  • Participation in All-County ensembles is strongly encouraged.
  • Participation in community instrumental or choral ensembles is strongly encouraged.
  • Student must maintain a “97%” or higher in all of their music classes and a “92%” or higher overall average during the current school year.
  • Character Strength: Be of excellent character and exhibit a positive attitude. Take a leadership role in the music program. Be a good role model for other students.
  • As a member of this chapter of Tri-M Music Honor Society, the student agrees to help as needed at MWHS music events and fundraisers.


Tri-M Application

Tri-M Officer Application

Key Dates

  • Applications are due:
    • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 to Room 286A or 273A
  • Acceptance letters are mailed:
    • Monday, October 7, 2019
  • First meeting/turn in all signed paperwork and dues:
    • Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
  • Induction Ceremony:
    • Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. Reception to follow.