Go to Forms and Documents for band camp information & important forms to be filled out.

Band practice is cancelled tonight Aug. 7th due to heat.

Tuesday, Aug. 14th - Band practice 6-9 PM, location in old high school unless otherwise notified.

Band camp is Aug. 21-24, at DHS, 1- 4 PM and 6-9 PM. 
Camp Huckins band camp is Aug. 25-27.  Meet at 8:30 AM at DHS. Return to DHS on Mon., Aug. 27, 8:30 PM.

Band camp info and forms will be emailed.  Please return forms by Aug. 14.  Please let me know if you have financial concerns about band camp.  My email is

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:

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: