Unity Music Boosters


** Thank you to everyone who supported the All Out A Cappella concert on Saturday 2/21.  What a fantastic night of music!!  Click HERE for photos and highlight video will be posted soon.


** Get ready for the Unity Fine Arts Festival on Thursday, March 12th in the HS Auditorium and Gym.  4-9pm.


 





 

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 ...


HS Concert
    Thursday, March 5th, 7pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    HS Band and Choir performing


Vocal Rush Rehearsal
    Sunday, March 8th, 1 - 6pm

    UHS Choir Room & Auditorium

    No meal planned


Jr. HS Vocal Concert
    Tuesday, March 10th, 7pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    6th - 8th vocal groups performing


Fine Arts Festival
    Thursday, March 12th, 4-9pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    Multiple vocal, instrumental groups performing along with individual performances.  Click HERE for partial schedule.  Complete schedule to be posted when received.

Click HERE if you can assist with concessions during the event.


Unity Music Boosters Summer Music Camp Scholarship Application Process

Begins on Thursday, March 12th at 4pm with start of the Fine Arts Festival.

Click HERE to learn about the Unity Music Boosters Summer Music Camp Scholarship Application Process.

Last day for mail postmark to apply - March 27th


Vocal Rush competing at Watseka Show Choir Competition
    Saturday, March 14th, All Day

    Watseka HS

    Click HERE for itinerary


March Music Boosters Meeting
    Monday, March 16th, 7pm

    UHS Choir Room

**Note different day due to concerts


Jr. HS Instrumental Concert
    Tuesday, March 17th, 7pm

    UHS Polly Anderson Auditorium

    6th - 8th instrumental groups performing


Pep Band performing at DACC Basketball Tournament
    Friday, March 20th, most of day

    Danville Community College


Vocal Rush competing at Springfield Southeast Show Choir Competition
    Saturday, March 21st, All Day

    Springfield Southeast HS

    Details to be posted when received


Unity West 2nd Grade Concert
    Tuesday, March 24th, 7pm

    Unity West Gym

    Details to be posted when received


Vocal Rush competing at FAME Show Choir Competition
    Saturday, March 28th, All Day

    Genesee Theater, Waukegan, Illinois

    203 N. Genesee Street

    Details to be posted when received


HS Music Field Trip to Blue Man Group
    Wednesday, April 15th, all day

    Chicago

Permission slips were due ...
    Friday, February 6th

    Turn forms and payment into Mr. Jean or Mrs. Marshall

    Click HERE for pdf version of form


**Congratulations to the Unity Pep Band.  They have been selected to be one of the official Pep Bands during the IHSA State Basketball series.  Way to “ROCK” that audition!!


** Congrats to Matt Cloud for making ILMEA All-State Choir.  Matt was chosen out of hundreds across the state of Illinois to participate in this ensemble.  He will be performing with other talented musicians at the Peoria Civic Center on Saturday, January 31 2015.  Great job Matt!


** 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.) 


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

 

Until HS Concert on 3/5

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.