Tag: leadership

Alumni

A Shot at Leadership

March 10, 2017

During my time in high school, I was a member of Tri-M. My high school’s Tri-M chapter was just restarting. During my senior year, I became secretary of the chapter. I was a part of the movement to try to “rebuild” my school’s Tri-M. Along with other members, I helped elementary schools and middle schools […]

Read More

Alumni

Aha, a Career!

February 16, 2017

Being a member of Tri-M for two years, I got to see so much. One of the most memorable experiences was when we had an orchestra from Poland visit our school. Many people came, and although I had to guard the doors, I was still able to watch them perform and hear their music. The […]

Read More

Alumni

Life-Changing Experience

February 8, 2017

I joined Tri-M by mistake, and it was probably one of the best mistakes I have ever made in my life. Our chapter was brand new when I joined so there was a lot of precedent to be set. Tri-M taught me how to be a leader by planning fundraisers, finding volunteers, and creating successful […]

Read More

Alumni

Time of my Life

January 23, 2017

The time I spent in Tri-M—loving music and helping the local community with my peers—were the best 3 years of my life. The chapter that I was in was founded my sophomore year, and I was one of its original members. I served as secretary for two out of the three years of my membership. […]

Read More

Student

Youthful Wisdom

January 13, 2017

Jordan Penrose, a senior at United High School in Monmouth, IL, has been a Tri-M chapter member since 9th grade and is currently its president. At first she was just excited to be among people who shared her love of music. But now she sees the impact of having a chapter in broader terms. “Tri-M […]

Read More

Advisor

Paying it Forward

December 2, 2016

At Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills, NY, Tri-M chapter members visit elementary schools to show younger students how valuable it is to have music in their lives. The visits are also intended to counter the widely held belief that it’s harder to keep playing and being part of the music community […]

Read More

Student

Joy Where It’s Needed

November 16, 2016

At Marblehead High School in Marblehead, MA, Tri-M chapter member Claire Caplan created a program that sent student musicians into local nursing homes to perform for the residents. Showing great leadership skills and a passion to serve the community, Claire personally coordinates the visits and schedules her fellow student musicians. Claire Caplan, Student Marblehead High […]

Read More

Advisor

Opportunities Galore

August 25, 2016

Connecting students across different performing arts disciplines, the Tri-M Music Honor Society chapter at Santa Margarita High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, allowed many to undertake leadership roles and engage in community service projects. These include performing at a local hospice where residents greeted the student musicians with much enthusiasm. Santa Margarita Catholic High […]

Read More

Advisor

Year-Round Dedication

June 2, 2016

At West Babylon Senior High in West Babylon, NY, Tri-M members have committed to lend their time to community service projects every month of the year. These large, complex projects are all run solely by the Tri-M student musicians. Among the many worthy causes are food drives, Adopt-A-Family, Pennies for Patients, the Turkey Trot, Music […]

Read More

From current members to proud alumni, everyone has a Tri-M tale to tell.

See More Stories