The Voice

Sam Moore rocks the house at ILMEA District Competition

Sam Moore rocks the house at ILMEA District Competition

Riley Murphy

November 9, 2017

He stands next to two boys, also in high school, singing notes and breathing in time with the rhythm of the music. Once the song finishes, the same feel of inspiration and accomplishment comes over him as he sees his dad in the audience proudly clapping along with the rest of the parents and teacher...

Huntley choir kids compete at IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest

Huntley choir kids compete at IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest

Mawa Iqbal

March 7, 2017

Students of Huntley High School's bands and choirs traveled to Harvard High School to compete in the IHSA Solo/Ensemble Contest on March 4. Of the 163 entries, 122 of them earned a rating of Division I and 41 Division II ratings. Performances in the vocal category ranged from duets and quartets, to...

Christmas comes early with winter choir concert

Christmas comes early with winter choir concert

Sarah Biernat

December 2, 2016

Opening the choir room doors, junior Jillian Hooker felt a rush of energy from her peers. With small talk filling the room, she made her way over by some friends. Everyone was preparing for their winter concert. Dec. 1, all four choirs had their seasonal performance in the PAC. With a jolly theme a...

Interview with a performer: Singer Alyssa Schechtel

Interview with a performer: Singer Alyssa Schechtel

Mawa Iqbal

November 12, 2016

Junior Alyssa Schechtel talks about her love for singing and experiences being involved in school choirs. How old were you when you first started singing? "As early as 8 I was singing during show and tell but even earlier just by myself." Why did you join choir? "I joined choir in 6th grade...

When it comes to singing, be obnoxious! Interview with singer, Jenna Boyd

When it comes to singing, be obnoxious! Interview with singer, Jenna Boyd

Mawa Iqbal

October 27, 2015

Why did you join choir? "I've always been obnoxious and I'd always sing really loud, so I figured I should join choir in middle school. So I did. And now I've been going with it." Who would you say is your biggest inspiration? "My inspiration for singing is probably myself. But I can say Idina...

Choir students put on recital in preparation for statewide Solo-Ensemble contest

Choir students put on recital in preparation for statewide Solo-Ensemble contest

Jess Clavero

February 27, 2015

he accompanist lets her fragile fingers dance across the black and white strips on the grand piano centered on stage. The chords of notes shift strategically and artistically, but even more impressive is the soothing, breathtaking tone of senior Lilly Ferris’s voice. As she hangs on to the final no...

From corn fields to Broadway

From corn fields to Broadway

Rachel Brands

October 8, 2014

he PAC was packed on Oct. 7 at 7:00 p.m. for the HHS choir’s first concert of the year. The theme for this concert was Broadway musicals. Beforehand, the participants were all gathered in room 1216 to practice and chat amongst themselves. The mood in the room was a positive one and the participants we...

Huntley choir prepares for IHSA Solo & Ensemble competition

Huntley choir prepares for IHSA Solo & Ensemble competition

Holly Baldacci

March 6, 2014

Tonight from 6:00 to just after 9:00, Huntley’s choir performed their Third Quarter Solo/Ensemble Concert, which featured multiple genres of music ranging from classic Italian pieces to modern Broadway ballads. In total, 49 songs were performed. This concert differs from any past concerts that Huntley’s...

Huntley choir sings in the season

Huntley choir sings in the season

Holly Baldacci

December 5, 2013

When Huntley High School’s choir took to the stage tonight for the finale of their quarterly concert, something was different. Instead of wearing their traditional red shirts and black pants, the concert choir was decked out in the boisterous colors of “ugly holiday sweaters,” adding a whimsical...

A passion for music

A passion for music

Holly Baldacci

October 17, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPOaD3GFm6Y&feature=plcp Like most people, senior Shaquon Howard gets stage fright. He is nervous as he takes to the stage with Project Two, a Huntley High School singing group. Despite his nerves, he has prepared for this moment. To pump himself up before taking...

A life of singing

Katherine Enciso

April 1, 2012

Aria: A seven year-old Andrew Rewerts sat rigidly in his seat as he nervously tried to make sense of the confusing jumble of notes he had just been given. Reading sheet music was usually second nature, having played the piano already for two years, but this was more complicated than he had eve...

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