Bands/Instrumental Music

Divine Child’s numerous bands provide a great opportunity for our students to express themselves musically while making friendships that last a lifetime.

Contact: Robert Bush, Director of Bands, at {This email is obscured. Your must have javascript enabled to see it} or 313.562.1990 x220

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Home Football Game September 3, 2015 7 p.m. Crestwood High School
Home Football Game September 12, 2015 1 p.m. Crestwood High School
Home Football Game September 18, 2015 7 p.m. Crestwood High School
Homecoming Football Game September 25, 2015 7 p.m. Crestwood High School

Performance Schedule

Halloween Concert October 25, 2015 3 p.m. DCHS Auditorium
Christmas Concert December 13, 2015 3 p.m. DCHS Auditorium
Winter Winds Concert February 28, 2016 3 p.m. DCHS Auditorium
Spring Musical April 21-24, 2016 Varies DCHS Auditorium
Band 50th Anniversary Concert May 15, 2016 3 p.m. DCHS Auditorium

Bands

Marching Band

Our award winning Falcon Marching Band is the pride of Divine Child. The Band supports our Falcon Football teams and other school organizations. Performances include all home football games, the school Homecoming Parade, the Dearborn Memorial Day Parade, the Detroit Thanksgiving Parade, and the M.S.B.O.A. marching band festival. This year the Band will travel to Walt Disney World.

Pep Band

The DC Pep Band is a smaller group of Marching Band members who travel to away football games, home hockey and basketball games, and perform at all school pep rallies. Our Pep Band is student run by seniors who are elected in the previous spring semester.

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 Bach, and from Tichelli to Ling. The Symphonic band performs 4 to 5 concerts a year, performs at M.S.B.O.A. district and state (qualifying) festivals, attends college clinics, and professional performances by major symphony orchestra’s and bands.

Jazz Ensemble

The DC Jazz Ensemble provides our students the opportunity to study and perform jazz music. With performances throughout the State of Michigan and Ohio, the DC Jazz Ensemble brings a touch of class to many events.

Pit Orchestra

Divine Child’s Pit Orchestra assembles for the Divine Child High School’s Spring Musical. General orchestra instruments are used which include string, wind, and percussion. This is an auditioned group.

Band Boosters

The Divine Child Band Boosters is a group of dedicated parents and friends who provide support for fundraising, concerts, afterglows, and equipment moving.  All band parents are automatically part of this great organization.  Please contact Cheryl Balash ({This email is obscured. Your must have javascript enabled to see it}) and Pat McCann ({This email is obscured. Your must have javascript enabled to see it}), Booster Co-Presidents, for more information.

Sound Files

Divine Child High School Fight Song

Divine Child High School Alma Mater