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Music Block Letter

Introduction  

Obtaining a Block Letter during high school represents a significant achievement on one or more areas of co-curricular and extracurricular activities.  The Block Letter for Music is obtained by participation in both Music courses AND extracurricular activities.  Students who wish to obtain their Music Block Letter must fill out the Music Block Letter Application found here:  https://tinyurl.com/mhmusicblock 

Criteria

In order to receive a Block Letter in Music a student must meet the following criteria

Activity Description

Requirement

Music Class with grade of “A”

4 semesters

Satisfactory Citizenship or higher in Music class on report card

4 semesters

Attendance at all Concerts/Performances (All regularly scheduled concerts/performances required for the assigned music class)6 

2 years

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Audition for County Honor band/choir/orchestra
  • Audition for regional/state honor band/choir/orchestra
  • Participation in regional solo festival
  • Verified participation in outside music group (church, community, glee club, etc.)
  • Participation in Spring Musical (Orchestra, chorus, acting, tech crew, etc.)
  • Private Music Lessons
  • Music Class Leadership Position
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 of the activities in the list must be completed (may be duplicated)


Additional Honors

A student may earn additional honors in Music (a pin or patch to add on to their letter) by accomplishing the following:

Activity Description

Requirement

Music Class with grade of “A”

2 additional semesters (1 year)

Satisfactory Citizenship or higher in Music class on report card

2 additional semesters (1 year)

Attendance at all Concerts/performances (All regularly scheduled concerts/perfornances required for the assigned music class)

1 additional year

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Audition for County Honor band/choir/orchestra
  • Audition for regional/state honor band/choir/orchestra
  • Participation in regional solo festival
  • Verified participation in outside music group (church, community, glee club, etc.)
  • Participation in Spring Musical (Orchestra, chorus, acting, tech crew, etc.)
  • Private Music Lessons
  • Music Class Leadership Position
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 additional activities in the list must be completed. (may be duplicated)