Annual Tri-M Summit

“A Drop In The Bucket: expanding our possibilities”

September18, 2023
Tan-Tar-A Conference Center

2023 Tri-M Summit



8:00am – 9:00am

Presiding: Sarah Sacco

Tri-M Summit Registration


9:00am – 10:00am

Presiding: Sarah Sacco

“On The Hunt”

Scavenger hunt! Tri M students will be searching for clues hidden all over the resort.

10:00am – 11:00am

Presiding: Sarah Sacco

“Music Advocacy”

Presenting:  Missouri Senator Karla Eslinger

After nearly forty years serving as an elementary teacher, principal, and superintendent, Sen. Karla Eslinger is now serving in the Missouri Senate. Her session is designed to help students understand why music advocacy is important, and how to effectively advocate for their programs.


11:15am – 12:00am

Presiding: Sarah Sacco

“Why Do Music in College?”

Presenters:  Dorothy Maglione & Sarah Sacco

During this session NAfME C members will provide Tri M students with the opportunities to ask what it is like to participate in music classes in college.


12:00pm – 12:45pm

LUNCH (Pizza Provided)

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Presiding: Sarah Sacco

“How to Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month”

Presenting:  Jennifer Patterson

This session is designed to help students develop ideas to raise awareness of Music in Our Schools Month.

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Presiding: Sarah Sacco

“Tri-M Chapter Shares”

Students will have the opportunity to share their activites from the different Tri M chapters.

3:00pm 3:30pm

Presiding: Sarah Sacco

Summit Wrap-Up