Congratulations to the students who performed in the All New Englad Band Festival!  They include:  Jackson Faletra, Jayce Bliss, Mike Reis, Stephanie Pixley and Liam Cox.

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

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:
Wed., Dec. 13th
- Sound Waves performs at DMS Concert.  Meet at DHS for regular rehearsal in concert attire.  Concert starts at 7 PM.  Over approximately 8:15.  

Sat., Dec. 16th - DHS Music Dept. Holiday Party, 6 - 9 PM in the DHS Music Room.  Bring something to eat (entrée, dessert, or snack).

Sun. Dec. 17th - Sound Waves performs at O'Connell Center for Santa's Workshop.  Meet there at 2:30 PM.  Perform 3:00 - 3:40.  Dress is festive.

Wed., Dec. 20th - DHS Winter Concert; Jazz band meet at 6:15 on stage; Band and Chorus meet at 6:30.  Concert starts at 7 PM.
Please check the music calendar of events 
for events and times.

We need parents to sign up to volunteer at events. Please visit to sign up.

My email address is 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
(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: