Music

Announcements

Congratulations to the students who performed in the All New England Choral festival.  What a moving concert!  Jacey R., Grace R., Aicha H., Heather P., Avery M., Jill M., Sara D., Olivia H., Anthony D., Sam J., & Elliot Spurr

Congratulations to the Marching Band and Color Guard for earning the Gold medal at the MBDA marching band finals at Sanford.  A GREAT ENDING TO A GREAT SEASON!!

Band members click below on Rehearsal Goals and complete before 4 PM on Tuesdays.  Rehearsal goals must be completed in order to participate in performances/competitions.

Link to Marching Band Rehearsal Goals:
http://goo.gl/forms/uPaGqtuSy3
 
           
Upcoming:
          
Sunday, Nov. 26th - Dover Holiday Parade, Band & Guard meet at Grove St. & Sixth St. for line-up in uniform with instruments.  Meet there by 1:30 PM.  Percussion meet at school at 1 PM to get drums.  TAKE INSTRUMENTS HOME DURING THANKSGIVING BREAK!!  If you forget your instrument at school you can pick it up at 1 PM on day of parade. 

Friday, Dec. 1st - Festival of Trees, Sound Waves performance at Rivermill in Dover.  Meet there at 5:00 PM.  Dress warmly, it's outside.

Saturday, Dec. 2nd - Portsmouth Illuminated Holiday Parade, Band & Guard meet at SCHOOL at 3:45.  Make sure you have lights on you or your instrument for this parade.  Dress warmly under your uniform.
Return to DHS at around 7:15.  

Sunday, Dec. 3rd - Rochester Holiday Parade
, Band & Guard meet at SCHOOL at 1:00 PM.  Bus to Rochester.  Return to DHS at around 4:45.
 
Please check the music calendar of events 
for events and times.

We need parents to sign up to volunteer at events. Please visit http://signup.com/go/ZjKMOsW to sign up.

My email address is j.butka@dover.k12.nh.us if you need to contact me.




Department Information

 James Butka  
Band, Chorus, Guitar I, Keyboarding I and II, Song Writing, Rock Lab Band, Music Theory  

Department Contact Info:
DHS Department of Music
Dover High School
25 Alumni Drive
Dover, NH 03820
j.butka@dover.k12.nh.us
(603) 540-7638

Forms and Documents

2017 DPMC Scholarship Application

Michele Boulanger Scholarship Application



Useful Links
DPMC Facebook Page
Maine Band Directors' Association
MBDA Marching Band Competitions
NESBA- Guard and Percussion
NHMEA -Allstate Page
Volunteer spot:  http://signup.com/go/ZjKMOsW