Dowling Catholic Band and Colorguard Parents:

Welcome to the Dowling Catholic Band Boosters! As a parent of a band student, you are automatically a member of the Band Boosters. We are a parent-run organization and our mission is to assist and support the Dowling Catholic Band Program and its Directors, staff, and students.

The Dowling Catholic Band Program includes the Dowling Catholic Vanguard (DCV) which is comprised of the Marching Band and Colorguard, the Concert Band, the Symphony Band, and our many ensemble groups.

The Dowling Catholic Band Program is under the direction of:

The 2021/2022 Band Booster Officers are:

Denise Mayne, President

Leenie Rodriguez, Vice President

Molly Weber, Secretary

Troy Lewis, Treasurers

Chris Marshall & Laurel Ballinger, Colorguard Representatives

Be an Active Band Booster:

There are many opportunities for you to get involved and share your time and talents to meet the many needs of the Dowling Band Program.

  • Accompany the students to home football games, marching competitions, out-of-town pep band performances, and band trips as a chaperone
  • Help our students stay safe and healthy by serving as a medical chaperone
  • Unload and load equipment at football games and marching competitions
  • Help recruit new band members
  • Assist the band with their marching or concert uniforms
  • Create locker signs
  • Bake cookies for bus trips
  • Help organize and serve meals to the band
  • Take pictures or video or help with this website
  • Help organize Deep Maroon Serenade, the Band Program’s annual fundraising event

Being an active member of the Band Boosters is also a great way to meet other parents and form new friendships!!

2021/2022 Band Booster Committee Chairs

Apparel/Merchandise:  Jennie Bailey

Band Camp:  Nan Horvat

Chaperones: Diana Givens

Christmas Concert:  Stephanie Howard

Concert Uniforms: Gosia Wheeler

DCV Mass & Dinner:  Nan Horvat

Deep Maroon Serenade: Jennie Bailey

Food/Band Picnic:  Ruth Haus

Marching Uniforms: Michelle Masterson

Media: Jennie Bailey

Medical: Dave and Stephanie Pollard

Picture Day: Denise Mayne

Poster: Karen Ball

Recruitment: Melissa Sturm-Smith

Roadies & Set Crew: Scott Musel

Spring Concert/Awards: Ann Seda

Wells Fargo Concessions:

Volunteer Signup:

Sign up HERE to volunteer for a committee.  If you are interested in chairing one of the committees above that needs a chairperson please email Denise Mayne.

Band Booster Meetings:

You are invited to participate in our monthly Band Booster meetings to learn more about what’s going on and what’s coming up with regards to the Band. Band Booster meetings are on the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Band Room and Virtual. The Band Boosters meet September through May; there are no meetings in June, July or August.

Stay Informed:

Here are a couple of ways as parents that you can make sure you know what’s going on when it comes to Band:

  1. Refer to the Dowling Band calendar for current event and rehearsal schedules.
  2. Watch your inbox for e-mails from and please read the information that is being shared with you.
  3. If your contact information has changed or you are joining us mid-year, please contact our Band Booster Secretary, Molly Weber.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me or any of the other Band Booster Officers. Thank you for your support of our DCHS Band students!!

Denise Mayne

Band Booster President