Tri-M Music Honor Society invites new student members

on November 2, 2020

The Monroe-Woodbury High School Music Department invites juniors and seniors to join the Tri-M Music Honor Society. Tri-M stands for Modern Music Makers and is an international music honor society founded in 1952, with more than 2,100 chapters and more than 84,000 student members throughout the country and around the globe. It is designed to recognize exceptional music students who 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 classes at Monroe-Woodbury High School who also participate in additional music ensembles and demonstrate high academic achievement. The faculty advisors are Ms. Lauren Buono and Dr. David Crone.

Students must meet the following criteria to be considered for admission into Tri-M:

  1. Student must be a Junior or Senior.
  2. Student must be a good standing member of any MWHS performance ensemble (band, choir, orchestra)
  3. Students must have successfully completed a NYSSMA solo in their high school career with a minimum score of 26 for level 4 and 90 for level 5 and 6.
  4. Participation in All-County ensembles is strongly encouraged.
  5. Participation in community instrumental or choral ensembles is strongly encouraged.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

Key Dates

Applications are due:

Friday, November 20th, 2020 – by 2:00 p.m.

Acceptance letters are emailed:

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

First meeting

Turn in all signed paperwork and dues: TBA

Induction Ceremony:


Here’s what you need to apply:

Tri-M Application 2020-2021

Tri-M Non-Music Subject Area Teacher Evaluation and Recommendation Form

Tri-M Ensemble Teacher Evaluation and Recommendation Form