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H&R Block’s community referral program has teamed up with the Dartmouth School Music Association to help provide donations to our organization!

Any new H&R Block customer who provides the referral code on this flyer will instantly have $20 donated to the DSMA by H&R Block! Even better – the donations are unlimited! So the more people who present the code at H&R Block means more money for the music programs in the Dartmouth Public Schools. 

Download the flyer for more info!!

Indoor Percussion Itinerary – Salem NH NESBA Show

This week’s itinerary, which includes the Pops Concert and the Salem, NH NESBA show, can be downloaded from this link.

Please note than an On/Off Floor Rehearsal has been added for Sunday, March 10. This is to prepare for the WGI Power Regional next weekend. ALL PARENTS who will be helping at the NJ Power Regional should be at practice, as the NJ show has a different on/off procedure than the other WGI shows we normally attend. 

Indoor Percussion Itinerary – Week of 2/25/19: WGI Trumbull

The indoor percussion itinerary for this week (WGI Trumbull Regional) can be downloaded and printed by clicking this link. Rehearsal times and the bus schedule for Saturday are included. Parents who will be assisting with on/off the floor need to be at practice on Thursday night by 8:15pm to practice moving the props.

Don’t forget – this show is a double header. Students should bring food for lunch on the bus ride to CT, and we will be headed to a local mall for dinner before returning to the school for the evening finals performance. 

Indoor Percussion Itinerary – Week of Feb 16 (NESBA home show), March percussion calendar

The itinerary for indoor percussion rehearsals the week of February 16 is now online and can be downloaded/printed by clicking this link. This itinerary covers all rehearsals for the February vacation week. 

PLEASE NOTE – there are TWO rehearsals that end with on/off floor practice. Parents who will be at the indoor shows and are able to assist with helping move instruments and props on and off the floor are needed at the times noted on the itinerary.

The March rehearsal and show calendar has also been uploaded and can be downloaded/printed by clicking this link.

The Google calendar (which can be found in the calendar section at the top of this website as well as on the indoor percussion BAND App) has been updated accordingly. 

February Candy Bar Fundraiser – Indoor Programs

We will be offering a candy bar fundraiser again this year after some requests from our indoor families!

Students in the indoor programs will be provided an order form, which can also be found by clicking this link. Students who sell the candy will be able to put the proceeds towards their Dayton trip payments. 

Money for all boxes is due by January 26, and no boxes will be able to be returned once purchased. 

2019 Pops Concert Ad Book – now open!

Ads are now available for our 2019 Pops Concert Ad Book!

25% of all ads sold go to student assessments, so this is a great way to help reduce the cost of Dayton trips for our indoor groups, or you may defer the assessment towards next year’s marching band trip. Students must sell ads in 3 of their 4 years in high school to qualify for DSMA scholarships, so if your student has not sold one yet this year, you still have the opportunity!

Please click this link to download the Ad Book order form, which contains all of the information needed to purchase ads and turn in the paperwork & funds. Any questions can be sent to Becky Amaral beckyamaral@dsmahome.org. 

Indoor Percussion Show Shirt Order Form Now Online

Indoor percussion students, family members, and supporters can order the 2019 show shirt by downloading this form, filling it out, and returning it to the music office at Dartmouth High School. Students in the program will be given a hard copy of the form at rehearsal tonight (January 15). 

All order forms must be returned by Tuesday, January 22. Orders can be paid online here on our website, or via cash/check when returning the form. If you pay online, you still need to turn in the order form so we have your name and size for the order.

Any questions should be directed to Sue Benoit suebenoit@dsmahome.org.