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!

Upcoming Events:

Martin Luther King Performance, Sunday, Jan. 18th, at the Holy Trinity Church in Newington, 22 Fox Run Rd.  The Chorus will perform several selections.  Chorus members need to meet at DHS at 6:05 PM to take the bus to the performance site.  The event starts at 7 PM and lasts about 1 hour.  Students can take the bus back to DHS or get picked up by thier parents.  This is not a religious ceremony but a celebration of Martin Luther King's life.  All are welcome. 

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.