Tri-M Music Honor SocietySponsorTom Tucker
/ Purpose MissionWe, the members of the Forsyth Central Music Department, in order to foster a greater continued interest and a desire for individual and ensemble excellence in music performance; to encourage appreciation and awareness in listening to music; to promote wider opportunities for sharing joy through music both within our school and within our community; to advance the spirit of good music and musical knowledge; and to enhance the reputation of our school as a center for musical enrichment; enact and accept this constitution for the Tri-M Music Honor Society.It will be the purpose of this chapter to:· Provide an appropriate method of recognizing outstanding individual and ensemble musical achievements of students who also maintain high academic standards.· Encourage its members reach their full musical potential.· Motivate and recognize its members' musical and personal achievements beyond the incentives of credits and grades and regular “class” activities.· Encourage and inspire its members to work individual and together toward the musical goals.· Focus public attention on the music program at Forsyth Central High School.
Candidates for new and continuing membership will be chosen from students who meet the following requirements:
· They must apply for membership.
· They must be enrolled and actively participating in an instrumental ensemble performance class, including all applicable performances - curricular and extracurricular. (example: Symphonic Band Class AND Marching Band)
· They must present evidence of their commitment to musical accomplishments through practice and performance as an individual and as an integral member of all applicable performance ensembles - curricular and extracurricular.
· They must be of excellent character and should have a good attitude towards teachers and fellow students. They must be cooperative and helpful in their classes while at Forsyth Central High School.