The Tri-M Music Honor Society hosted their yearly guest artist. The students are given the opportunity to meet music professionals from the industry, ask questions, and experience various performances. This year’s guest artist was Mark Thrasher. Mark is a low reed doubler currently performing in the pit orchestra in Aladdin on Broadway. He has been an active pit musician for over 20 years playing in countless shows. Mark brought his entire set up from the show and performed along with the cast recording so the students could see what goes in to being a woodwind doubler. To say we were all impressed would be an understatement. Mark also invited any student to come to a show for a tour in the future!
What is Tri-M?
The Tri-M Music Honor Society® is a program of NAfME which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy. Tri-M® is the only national honor society for student musicians in grades 6-12. There are more than 1,800 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students. Each year, these students contribute more than 750,000 service hours to their schools and local communities, and raise nearly $1 million for causes they care about. NAfME awards more than $4,500 in scholarships each year to chapters that demonstrate exceptional service and leadership.
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Lauren Delesky - Director of Instrumental Activities
Anna D'Achille - Director of Choral Activities
Updated on March 15, 2018