The Voice

Nick Chung Keeps the Beat

Nick Chung Keeps the Beat

Jordyn Grist

November 8, 2018

It all started at Heineman Middle School with the bass sound of a trombone, its slide rushing forward, then back. There was his desire to switch to playing percussion since that time, though it was not of his own influence, but that of others. Music has always been a part of senior Nick Chung’s life. He...

1 in 2,750: Kayla Dillon

1 in 2,750: Kayla Dillon

Ryan O'Sullivan

January 26, 2015

ophomore Kayla Dillon talks about her love for music and color guard.

Huntley bands perform in Winter Concert

The Wind Ensemble B performs in their holiday concert (M. Wilson).

Megan Wilson

December 18, 2013

Walking into Huntley's performing arts center, the loud rumble of about 200 hundred voices echoes off the sound boards. The audience lights faded and up came the blue green lighted background to set the mood for the holiday concert. The first band lines up to take their seats on stage with instruments...

Chik’d: Improve Style [Video]

Chik'd: Improve Style [Video]

Megan Wilson

February 1, 2013

Check out Chik'd on Facebook. Band members Greg Guelzo and Josh Katz go in-depth about what it means to do improv music.

Marching band finishes successsful season

Marching band finishes successsful season

Omo Tseumah

October 25, 2012

Marching band has finished their competitive season with a majority of their finishes placing in the top four. While marching band actively performs during the home sporting events, they compete as well. Marching band coach and band teacher, Nick Konwerksi, has allowed these students to delve into their...

Huntley High School student selected to perform in all-national honor band

Senior Madie Bartot  is the only high school student from the state of Illinois to perform in the National Association for Music Education (Y. Dominguez).

Yazmin Dominguez

March 16, 2012

Huntley High School senior Madie Bartot has been nominated to perform in the National Association for Music Education, otherwise referred to as NAME, in the John F. Kennedy Center, Washington DC on June 24. Earlier this month, Bartot was selected by NAME, the nation’s most prestigious student music en...

Huntley students participate in county Honor’s Band

Huntley students participate in county Honor's Band

Randi Peterson

January 21, 2012

At 2 p.m. on Jan. 21, 17 Huntley students participated in the McHenry County Honor Band’s 36th Annual Festival Concert in Crystal Lake South’s auditorium. Johnsburg, Alden-Hebron, Harvard, Marengo, Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake Central, Crystal Lake South, Prairie Ridge, McHenry, Richmond Burt...

Out of School and Into Music

Out of School and Into Music

Franca Onyibor

October 21, 2011

  For many of us, age 5 was one of the most carefree times of our lives; we were free to explore life and question everything we came in contact with. By age 5, junior Vickie Choin she had already received her first musical lesson on the string bass. "I saw it one day and I wanted it,"...