Music

Area's a cappella singers strut their stuff

Unity High School hosted the ninth annual All Out A Cappella benefit concert on Feb. 21. The Unity Music Boosters sponsor the event, and all proceeds go toward enhancing music in Unit 7 schools.


Ninth annual All Out A Cappella concert at Unity happening Feb. 21

The annual a cappella benefit concert at Unity High School in Tolono will be held Saturday, Feb. 21, with two shows at 5 and 8 p.m.
Both All Out A Cappella shows include performances by the University of Illinois’ Xtension Chords, No Comment, Rip Chords, Girls Next Door and ILL Harmonic, along with Unity’s own Surreal Sound.


Junior high hosts concert

Unity Junior High School held a vocal concert last Thursday at Polly Anderson Auditorium at Unity High School.


Advent event

St. Thomas Catholic School in Philo held an Advent program on Dec. 17 at the Thelma Melohn Gymnasium in the R.E. Franks Meeting Center.


Unity West holds 5th Nutcracker show

Unity West Elementary School had its fifth annual performance of third-grade students performing “The Nutcracker” on Dec. 15.


Annual Unity marching band camp held

Unity High School recently held its annual marching band camp.
For seven hours each day, band members rehearsed their music and marching.
Band director Bill Jean was pleased that weather forecasts of rain for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday proved incorrect.

Read the full story in the Aug. 21 issue of The County Star.


Show choir camp held

The Unity Show Choir's in-house camp was held July 28 through Aug. 2 in the fine arts wing.


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.


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