Music

Jazz 'n' Java held

Unity Music Boosters hosted the fourth annual Jazz ‘n’ Java, an evening of music, last Thursday at the R.E. Franks Meeting Center in Philo. The Franks Center was converted to an informal coffeehouse so that guests could mingle and enjoy a cup of java and dessert while listening to the sounds of the many different ensembles from Unit 7.


Unity High School Spring Concert

Unity High School held a spring concert last Tuesday at which the Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble performed in Polly Anderson Auditorium.


Unity 5th-8th Vocal Concert

A vocal concert for fifth- through eighth-grade students in the Unit 7 schools was held last Thursday in the Polly Anderson Auditorium at Unity High School.


Students take audience on musical journey through time

“A Musical Journey through Time” was the theme of the concert for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders last Tuesday at Unity East Elementary School. Music teacher Jocelyn Pritchard directed.


Parents design and build elaborate sets that help make Unity High School musicals come to life

Anyone who saw Unity High School’s recent production of the musical “Grease” had their experience enhanced by a dedicated group of parents who pitched in to make the sets.


Unity chosen as tourney’s pep band

It was an experience that students likely won’t soon forget.
The Unity Pep Band was the official pep band during the Illinois High School Association boys 3A and 4A state tournament on March 21.
The Unity band auditioned for the honor in December, playing 30-second-long shots of their songs for a CD that is sent in.

Read the full story in the April 3 issue of The County Star.


High school has concert

Unity High School held a Band and Choir Concert on March 13 in the Polly Anderson Auditorium.


Board game makes debut at Unity Fine Arts Festival

Unity High School held its 13th annual Fine Arts Festival on March 6.
The event spotlighted the artistic creations of about 50 students in the gymnasium and live musical performances and a fashion show in the auditorium, in addition to food in the cafeteria.
Various kinds of artwork from flower arrangements to sewing were on display in the gym.


9th Annual All Out A Cappella Concert held

The ninth annual a cappella benefit concert at Unity High School was held Saturday. Performers for the first show included University of Illinois’ Xtension Chords, No Comment, RipChords and No Strings Attached, Illinois State University’s Clef Hangers and Unity’s own Surreal Sound.


Elementary schools present concert

Unity East and Unity West elementary schools presented a band and choir concert last Tuesday at Unity High School.


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