12.21.14

Announcements


To all the students of the music department:  Your performance at the holiday concert was outstanding!  The Jazz Band, Sound Waves, Concert Band and Choir all sounded great and the soloists were wonderful.  What a great group of students you all are!  Keep up the good work!

Kudos to the Soundwaves for thier festive performances at the Dover Festival of Trees and Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth.

Great job in the Dover Holiday parade on Sunday, Nov. 30 and the Rochester parade on Dec. 7th.  You represented Dover with PRIDE!!

Congratulations to our All-State Musicians:  Sasha Jost, Alix Ecker, Ed Speidel, Jason Bennett, David Bergeron, Joel Weatherby.

Congratulations to Jason Bennett, Ed Speidel, Alix Ecker, Sebastien Feren & Shaelyn Frost for performing in the 2014 All New England Band Festival.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MARCHING BAND AND COLOR GUARD FOR A FIVE GOLD STAR PERFORMANCE AT FINALS!!  Your hard work and dedication to the program and to each other is truly remarkable.  Even under adverse conditions, you performed with precision, intensity and musicality, leaving nothing on the field.  Thank you for a great seaon.  Looking forward to next year!

Congratulations to Jason Bennett for being accepted to the NH All-State Jazz Band!  Congrats also to all the students who worked hard and took the time to go throught the audition process. 

Congratulations to Kayla Huse, Jessie Mau, Destiny Keuhn, Eric Henck and Meghan Curran for performing in the 2014 All New England Choral Festival!

Upcoming Events:

Dover High School Holiday Concert, Thurs., Dec. 18 - Jazz band sound check at 6 PM on stage.  Choir and concert band arrive by 6:15.  Concert starts at 7 PM.  Free admission.

Music department Holiday party, Sat., Dec. 20- St. John's Church, 28 Cataract Ave, Dover, 6 - 9 PM.  Open to band, chorus, color guard stuents and thier families.  Students are asked to bring something for the party:  Freshmen - dinner item; Sophomores - Desserts; Juniors - Drinks; Seniors - utensils, cups, plates, napkins.

Keep checking the music calendar for events and times.

We need parents to sign up to volunteer at events.  Please visit http://vols.pt/mfj8US to sign up.

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