UPCOMING EVENTS: Home Football Game / Parent NightFriday Sept. 7 7:00 pm Home Football Game / FieldGoal Kick Raffle Friday Sept. 14 7:00 pm Home Football GameSaturday Sept. 22 7:00 pm Marching Band FestivalMonday Oct. 8 John Glenn HS-Westland Time-TBA Homecoming Saturday Oct. 13 Parade 11:30 am Game 12:30 pm Halloween Concert Sunday 3:00 pmDCHS Auditorium
Welcome to the Divine Child High School Band!
Instrumental music at Divine Child provides a family type atmosphere to its students with an abundance of opportunity to express oneself through music.
DC Symphonic Band Performs at Pease Auditorium at EMU March 07
We have 5 Large Ensembles for you to participate in:
The Symphonic Band
The symphonic band has grown to be one of southeast Michigan's finest ensembles. the band performances concentrate on the finest in wind ensemble literature from Sousa to Back, and from Tichelli to king. The Symphonic band performs 4 to 5 concerts a year, performs at M.S.B.O.A. district and state(qualify) Festivals, attends college clinics and professional performances by major symphony orchestra's and bands, and even gets into costume to start the year off with ourannyual Halloween Concert.
Our award winning Falcon Marching Band is the pride of DC. The main purpose of the marching band is to support our Falcon Football team, as well as represent the Divine Child community. Performances include all home football games, the school homecoming parade and the Dearborn Memorial day parade and at the M.S.B.O.A. marching band festival( I division rating in 2006!).
Our DC Pep Band is a smaller group of marching band members who travel to away football games, home hockey and basketball games and performs at all school pep rallies. Our Pep Band is student run by seniors who are elected in the previous spring semester. This year, Mike Kaminski and Eric Seeley are our Leaders!
The DC Jazz Ensemble provides students the opportunity to learn, study and perform from the jazz idiom. With performances throughout the State of Michigan and Ohio, the band brings delight with a tough of jazz to every performance. In spring of 06, the band won Best Jazz Ensemble at the Music In The Parks festival and our bassist, Neil Vaughn won Best Soloist!
Our pit orchestra is assembled for the schools spring musical. General orchestra instruments are used which include string, wind and percussion instruments. This is an auditioned group and the auditions are generally before Christmas Break.
Other performing opportunities include the DC Percussion Ensemble, Flute Choir, Woodwind Ensemble, Brass Choir and M.S.B.O.A. Solo & Ensemble Festival.