Music

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.


Students perform 'The Nutcracker'

Third-graders from Unity West Elementary School performed “The Nutcracker” last Tuesday at Unity High School’s auditorium.


School of Music has recital

Dr. Felix Chan’s Tolono School of Music held a student recital on Nov. 16 at First Presbyterian Church of Tolono.


Fall Show Choir Showcase Dinner

The Fall Show Choir Showcase Dinner event was held on Nov. 3 at Fluid Events in Champaign. The Halloween-themed music fundraiser featured three Unity show choir groups, Front Row, Spotlights and Vocal Rush. Proceeds benefited the 2013 high school show choir competition season.


DoCha Chamber Music Festival Master Classes

A gallery of images from the DoCha Chamber Music Festival master classes on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the Orpheum Theatre in Champaign.


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