Mattress Fundraiser to support the students of DHS music department - Sunday, March 12th, 10 AM - 4 PM, in the DHS cafeteria.  Please help spread the word to make this very successful!!

There is still room for more students and chaperones for the trip to New York City in May.  Click on the link to the New York Info Packet on the left to download the information and registration form.  Payment and forms can be returned to Jim Butka.

Link to Marching Band Rehearsal Goals:
Medical forms found under Forms and Documents.

Wed., Feb. 22nd - Jazz Desserts; 6:30 PM in the DHS café; Jazz Band, Sound Waves and special guest singer Sharon "Sugar" Jones will entertain.  Free admission and delicious desserts!

Sun., Mar. 5th - Dover hosts NESBA Winter Guard & Percussion Competition.  12 noon - 5:20 PM. 

Tue., Mar. 21st - DHS Music in Our Schools Month Concert; 7 PM; Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, Sound Waves.  students arrive by 6:30 PM in concert attire.      
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: