Holiday Performances

Students have been busy this month with performances at the Choral Concert at the Cathedral, the annual Dowling Christmas Luncheon at the Des Moines Golf & Country Club, and the Christmas Band Concert. Select pictures below and hundreds more online in Zenfoilo. The link, login and password is in every band email!


Mark your Calendars – Winter Events

Dec 8 – SCIBA Jazz Festival (

Dec 9 – Winter Concert

Jan 4 & 5 – Madrigal Dinner (

Jan 7 – All-City Band Concert

Jan 12 – Jazz in the Bluffs

Feb 10 – Deep Maroon Serenade

Feb 15 – Tallcorn Jazz Festival (

Feb 16 – Perry Band Olympics

See the DCHS Bands Calendar for times and details –

DCV Victory at 5 Seasons

DCV traveled to Cedar Rapids on Saturday, September 29 to participate in the 5 Seasons Invitational at Kingston Stadium. They were first in the 4A division with a score of 87.5 and brought home awards for best Drum Majors, Drumline and Winds.

CLICK HERE for more than 150 photos from the event.

DCV Takes 2nd, Wins Best Drumline at Pella

Dowling Catholic Vanguard earned 2nd place at the Pella Marching Dutch Invitational on Saturday night with a score of 84.5 and were awarded Best Drumline! Way to go, DCV!

There are more than 150 photos from the event here!
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