Dowling Catholic Vanguard will be competing in the Prairie Colors Marching Festival on Saturday, September 7th in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The band will be departing that morning and returning that evening – exact times TBD.
If you don’t want spend 7 1/2 hours driving to and from the competition, sign-up to ride the DCV fan bus! An extra charter bus has been reserved this competition for DCV family and fans to accompany DCV on this trip.
The cost to ride the bus will be no more than $50 per person (maybe less if we fill the bus) and the cost will be charged to your family’s band account. Deadline to sign-up is Friday, August 2nd.
Note: If we don’t fill 85% of the seats by August 2, we will need to cancel the fan bus.
2019 Registration Is Open! Must be completed by May 24. Registration is online only. LINKS BELOW
All Drumline Members (pit and battery) for Percussion track.** Before registering, ALL DRUMLINE MEMBERS NEED TO TALK WITH or EMAIL MR. HOOVER for direction re: which instrument and level to select on the registration form.**
All Color Guard Members for Colorguard track.
All Rookie Horn players (brass and woodwinds) for Marching Fundamentals track.
If you are in town, we strongly recommend you attend this camp. Kids will have top-notch instructors, learn marching fundamentals and drills all in a fun, laid back environment.
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TRANSPORTATION Bus transportation will be provided for all Dowling Catholic participants except those riding with his/her parents. Bus expense will be charged per student based on the total number of students riding the bus.
SCHEDULE Friday, June 14 Bus leaves from DCHS approx. 7:00 a.m. and returns to DCHS after camp dismisses at 6:00 p.m.
Car pools will be arranged to transport summer school students to ISU after classes dismiss. These students will return via bus at the end of the day.
Saturday, June 15 Bus will depart DCHS approx 8:00 a.m. Return to DCHS via car pools following the Cyclone Academy performances.
Any volunteers willing to help drive students to Ames at noon on Friday OR from Ames to DCHS after the performances on Saturday, please email Gabrielle Cahalan firstname.lastname@example.org
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Complete forms — Which will again ask you to select which Academy your child will attend.
The John Philip Sousa Band Award – Kaleb Roberson The Louis Armstrong Jazz Award – Alex Schwarte Patrick S. Gilmore Band Award – Marcus Castellano The Reubin Alcoy Memorial Award – Katherine Greening The Most Improved Senior Award – Jayne Ancona The Service and Commitment Award – Sarah Degen The Woody Herman Jazz Award – Jonathan Musel The Quincey Jones Musicianship Award – Joshua Nguyen The Good Samaritan Award – Bailey Leyser
Freshmen, Sophomore, & Junior Awards
The Michael Cargill Jazz Scholarship Award – John Cahalan (Freshman) Sean Runyan Memorial Scholarship Award – Aidan Bird (Junior) Directors Award for Band Freshman – Zuzia Wheeler Directors Award for Band Sophomore – Luke McIlhon Directors Award for Band Junior – Stephen Cahalan