Unity Music Boosters


** Marching Band Season will perform at 1st home football game on 9/5.  If you are able to volunteer for either home football games or the competitions, please click HERE.

** Great job to all the campers at Unity’s 2014 Show Choir Camp.  Video and photos from camp are posted. Click HERE.


 





 

Studies show that students who participate in music:


    • have better math and verbal skills
    • are less disruptive in school
    • have the lowest lifetime rate for substance abuse


The Unity Music Boosters is a group of individuals who meet regularly to support music in Unit 7 schools.
**If you have a student in a Unity instrumental or choral group, you are already a member.


How can you become involved?


    • Attend Monthly Booster Meetings
    • Become an Officer
    • Support our fundraisers
    • Attend performances at Unit 7 schools


Email our officers at: info@unitymusicboosters.org

 

Support Music Education in Unit 7




Latest Monthly News ...


Letter Writing Campaign
    Music Directors Fund letters will be delivered to Jr. High and High School music students during class on Friday, August 29th.  Look for a red envelope coming home with your students.  Please complete five letters with addresses and return to Mr. Jean or Mrs. Marshall by Friday, September 12th.

    Click HERE for the instructions document
    Click
HERE for the letter if you need to make more copies.


Unity East 5th Grade Choir Rehearsal - Trial
    Tuesday, September 2, 3-4pm and

    Tuesday, September 9, 3-4pm

    Unity East Music Room

After trial rehearsals, students can sign-up with Mrs. Pritchard to join the UE 5th Choir going forward.  Future rehearsals will be every Tuesday from 3-4pm.  Students need to be picked up at 4pm. Email Mrs. Pritchard if you have questions. Or click HERE for her invitation letter to students.


Unity West 5th Grade Band - Instrument Rental Night (during Open House) & last opportunity to sign up for Band
    Thursday, September 4, 5:30 - 7:30pm

    Unity West Music Room

Information packet from Mrs. Marshall went home with students.  Click HERE for information.  Click HERE for concert dates.


Marching Band at 1st Home Football Game
    Friday, September 5, time TBA

    More details will be announced when received.  Volunteers are needed for moving the podiums, equipment and flags.  Also assistance with uniforms.  Click HERE if you can help. 


Unity West 5th Grade Choir - 1st rehearsal
    Monday, September 8, 1:50 - 2:20pm

    Unity West Music Room

Information packet from Mrs. Marshall went home with students.  Click HERE for information.  Click HERE for concert dates.


HS Fall Play Auditions - “12 Angry Jurors”
    Monday, September 8, 3-4pm and

    Tuesday, September 9, 3-5pm

    Sign-up sheets for auditions are on the call board outside Mr. Tilford’s room.  Also, information about characters and the play is posted as well.


Vocal Rush Marathon Rehearsal Weekend
    Saturday, September 13, 10am - 9pm and

    Sunday, September 14, 12-5pm

    HS Choir Room

  *** Short parent meeting 9/14 @ 5pm


Fall Show Choir Showcase Event
    Sunday, October 26, 5:30pm

    Fluid Events Center, Champaign

    Steering Committee and Sub-Committee volunteers are needed.  Click HERE if you can help. Underwriting is also needed for the major set-up expenses of this event.  Click HERE for the Sponsorship Flyer.


** Thank you to all the performers, volunteers, business partners and concert attendees for helping to make 2014 All Out A Cappella a HUGE success.  Click HERE for Surreal Sound photos and video highlights. Overall event highlights click HERE.


Congratulations Vocal Rush at Quincy Showcase of Excellence Show Choir Competition on 3/1/14

    Best of Class - Small School Category

    1st Place - Novice Division

    Outstanding Scenic Design (overall flow, effect, vocal variety, etc..)

    People’s Choice

    Gold Participation

Click HERE for photos

And Vocal Rush at Watseka Show Choir Invitational on 3/15/14

    1st Place Class A Division

Click HERE for photos.



**Congratulations to all the Unity student

performers at the 13th Annual Fine Arts Festival. 

Click HERE for video and photos from the night.


Congratulations Unity Marching Band at Marching Bulldog Competition.  1st Place Auxiliary, 2nd Place Drum Major, 3rd Place Percussion and 2nd Place Overall.  Click HERE to view video and photos. Click HERE for Effingham and HERE for EIU. Photo prints and downloads available.  Click HERE for Senior Night Photos.


Congratulations to all our Jr. High Musical “Once on this Island” performers.  Click HERE for Friday and Saturday night photos. 


 

Until Marching Band performs at 1st home football game

Would you like to be added to our group email distribution list and learn about upcoming events?  If yes, please click here to complete the subscription form

Click this link to view Full Calendar
(Fine Arts & Unit 7)

Click this link for

Subscribe to our group email list

Photo prints in multiple sizes and photo digital downloads available.  Also merchandise like magnets & coffee mugs.  Proceeds benefit Music Boosters and help pay for this photo/video service.

**Custom gift ideas click HERE.

Click here for instructions for subscription calendar

Unity Marching Band Pillows &
        Teddy Bears available for gifts

    Can order Pillows & Bears until supply runs

    out via our online PayPal/Credit

        Card site - click here





New Car Window

Vinyl Decals

1 for $10 and 2 for $16
Sold in Band & Choir Rooms and during concerts and Fine Arts Festival.

Would you like to make a general donation to directly support the programs and projects of the Unity Music Boosters?  If yes, please click the PayPal/Credit Card donation link below and thank you for your support!

MLive Website article “The best extracurricular activity at many high schools is band, particularly marching band” - click here

Please support the 2014 Music Directors Fund.  If you would like to make a contribution to the recent Letter Writing Campaign - please click the donate button.