On Friday, November 4th, chapter 7109 of the Tri-M Music Honor Society inducted eight new members bringing its total membership to 20 in its 3rd year at the Waldorf School of Garden City.
Students are chosen collectively by the Waldorf Music Department which includes, Dr. Dale Stuckenbruck, Mr. Andrew Fallu and Mr. Steve DeBellis. Criteria for induction includes, but is not limited to, students’ dedication to musical endeavors, performance and community service. Tri-M students are, “exceptional people who are role models for other students. We are very proud of their dedication and accomplishments in music and beyond” said Mr. Fallu.
The ceremony, with distribution of pins and certificates by the executive board, was followed by the group performing the original Tri-M Loyalty Anthem, “Music Masters Hail to Thee,” and a short reception. Students are looking forward to a productive year full of service, performance and learning.
Congratulations to new members (pictured above): (Freshmen) Aimee Gallagher, Daniella Kata, Ethan Krahn, Christina Reed, (Sophomore) Frankie Jia, (Juniors) Marie Anne Harrigan, Beatrice Steuer, and William Clauss.
Current members: Gabrielle Martin (President), Eric Mundy (Vice President), Isaac Stumme (Treasurer), Boris Epie (Secretary), Sydney Bossuk, Ali Fraim, Noah Negri, Harry Wozniak, Amanda Sorensen, Emily Brew, Cailyn Hobbs and Peter LePorin.
Tri-M is a National Association for Music Education (NAFME) program. It was founded in 1938 at Main High School in Illinois to showcase students and help them develop, not only as musicians, but as people.
Visit the Waldorf School of Garden City’s Music Department page for an event calendar and information about the program.