Qualifications for membership include outstanding performance in at least two of the three areas of music study: academic music classes, solo performance and ensemble performance.
A senior majoring in physics, with a minor in music, Matthew plays bass in the McDaniel jazz ensemble and the all-electric bass ensemble. He is the son of Joe and Anne Bisenius of South Kent, and a 2007 graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School.
Robin Carey of Sherman is a junior majoring in accounting at Susquehanna University in London, England. Carey is a 2008 graduate of New Milford High School. She is the daughter of Kevin and Pam Carey.