|1. There shall be four classifications of members and all
members shall be elected to membership as
described in paragraph 3 of the membership section.
A. Active performing members who will assume
all responsibilities of membership
B. Inactive members who are unable to attend meetings
but wish to remain affiliated with Pro Musica by
paying annual dues
C. Associate members who will attend meetings and
assume all responsibilities of active membership
except performing and
D. Emeritus (honorary) members who will not pay dues.
2. Membership shall not be limited to any specific
number, but may be increased as the need arises, in
order that Pro Musica continue the progressive policy
established at its beginning, thus preventing its
becoming a static organization.
3. A prospective active performing member's name shall
be presented by a letter of recommendation written
by an active performing member, signed by the
sponsoring member and two other active members
of Pro Musica, and shall be submitted to the screening
committee at least one week prior to the next regular
All other categories of prospective members may be
presented by any member of Pro Musica by a letter
of recommendation written by and signed by the
sponsoring member and two other members of Pro
Musica and be submitted to the screening committee at
least one week prior to the next regular meeting.
The screening committee shall consist of all officers,
plus any additions at the discretion of the Chairman.
Upon acceptance by the screening committee, the letter
of recommendation shall be read at the next meeting,
and voting by ballot shall take place. An affirmative
vote by 4/5 majorities of those present will be necessary
for the election of a new member.
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