WELCOME TO
THE DUNELAND AREA COMMUNITY BAND
PROGRAM
 

The DAC Program is a musical organization open to all students interested in learning about the world of music through participation in a concert band.  Students in grades four through twelve are invited to explore different musical styles while receiving musical instruction on a concert band instrument of their choice.  The DAC bands are always open to new students and we encourage you to learn more about us by checking out our website.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.  We hope you will join us on our musical journey!


Upcoming Events - See our "Schedules" page for events and details...
SUMMER BAND PROGRAM
The DAC summer band program for new students is in full swing and is going into the fourth week of lessons.  Summer band for Intermediate and Symphonic Band members in the Michigan City area will begin on Monday August 3rd at Trinity Church in Michigan City.  Intermediate Band will meet from 4:15-5:45 and Symphonic Band will meet from 6:00-7:30.

HOW TO JOIN DAC BAND - SUMMER BAND SIGN UPS
  The DAC Band program is pleased to offer a summer band program to start new students off on their musical journey.  The summer band sessions allow students to attend lessons of like instruments: this in turn allows each students to establish a strong foundation in her/his playing before the school year begins.  We offer summer lessons in two locations - St. Patrick School in Chesterton (640 N. Calumet Road Chesterton, IN 46304) and Trinity Church in Michigan City (600 W. Franklin Michigan City, In 46360). Parents can choose whichever location they like - this can be all in one location or any combination of lessons dates and times.  Signing up for DAC summer band it very easy - please see the "How To Join" page to get more information and sign up for the summer program.
 
INSTRUMENT TRYOUTS
The DAC Bands will be holding band instrument tryouts on Wednesday May 20th at 3:30pm at Sacred Heart Church in LaPorte (130 Bach St. LaPorte, IN 46350). All students going into grades four through twelve are welcome.
 
SPRING SHOW PERFORMANCES
  Coming up in May the DAC Bands will present their annual spring show. School performances will be on Monday May 18th 9:30am at St. Patrick School in Chesterton and Thursday morning May 21st 9:30am in Barker Hall adjacent to Trinity Church in Michigan City.  The final performance for family and friends will be the evening of Thursday May 21st at 6:30pm in Barker Hall. Everyone is welcome!

 

Bands in Review - March, 2014


Recent concerts are posted on our website under "Past Concerts".  Click Here...
Interested in seeing the 2013 Christmas concert?  It's available there too!