Unity Music Boosters


** Congrats to Surreal Sound on their Virginia Theater performance 11/14 ... and to all their fans.  Surreal Sound won the contest for the most fans at the concert!  Watch for them to perform at Barnes & Noble on 12/13.


** Thank you for your support of the Unity Show Choir Showcase Dinner Theater fundraiser event on Sunday, October 26th. Click HERE for list for sponsors and donors. Click HERE for photos.   (Video highlights will be posted when they are received.)


 





 

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 ...


Unity West 4th Grade Concert
    Thursday. November 20, 7pm

    Unity West Gym


IMEA District 3 Performance
    Saturday, November 22
    Illinois State University - Bone Center, Braden Auditorium
   
Students participating - check with directors for complete details about transportation waivers, proper attire and what to bring.

7:00am Departure from UHS

2:30pm Jr. Division Concert

5:00pm Sr. Division Concert

Admission Fee: $5 adults, $4 student/senior citizens
**Congratulations to Adaira Beatty, Connor Eastin and Dominica Battaglia for making IMEA Jr. Choir and to Matt Cloud and Dani Boulos for making IMEA Senior Chorus.  Also, Riley Millsap for making IMEA Junior Band and Bethany Wood for making IMEA Senior Band.


Girls Basketball Concession Volunteer Opportunities
    Starts Monday, November 24th
    This is an important fundraising opportunity that assists with music needs at Unit 7 as well as the HS field trip to a professional music production.  Please click
HERE if you can volunteer one evening.


Unity Pep Band at home Basketball games
    Friday, December 5th & December 12th

    Instructions and timing to be posted when received.

Vocal Rush Marathon Rehearsal
    Saturday, December 6th, 10am - 9pm

    Sunday, December 7th, noon - 5pm

    Volunteer food needs to be posted when received.


Unity Jr. High Instrumental Concert
    Tuesday, December 9th, 7pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    Attire and student arrival instructions to be posted when received.


Barnes & Noble Fundraiser
    Saturday, December 13th, most of the day

    Coupons to be posted when received.  Unity student groups will also be performing during this event.  Schedule will be posted when received.

Click HERE if you can volunteer at the entry table or student volunteers for gift wrapping table.


Unity West 3rd Grade “Nutcracker” Concert
    Monday, December 15th, 7pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    Attire and student arrival instructions to be posted when received.


Unity High School Concert
    Tuesday, December 16th, 7pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    Attire and student arrival instructions to be posted when received.


Unity Jr. High Vocal Concert
    Thursday, December 18th, 7pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    Attire and student arrival instructions to be posted when received.


Letter Writing Campaign - Letters were due back on 9/12
    If your student did not have a chance to turn in their five addressed letters on the 12th,  please have them return the letters to Mr. Jean or Mrs. Marshall ASAP.

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


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

 

Until Jr. High Instrumental Concert on 12/9

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
New article: “This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain on Music” - 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.