Music Program

Mrs. Strom, Music & Band InstructorMrs. Strom is St. Mary's PreK-8 Music and 5-8 Band Instructor.  She enthusiastically exposes students to a variety of music, teaching fundamentals of rhythm, patterns, notes, pitch, and more.
cantoring at mass

Students in grades 2-8 may participate in music ministry for school masses.  Cantor practice is held Tuesday mornings from 8:00-8:15. Click here for instruction on Musical Participation at Mass

Group and one-on-one band lessons are offered with the 5-8 Band program.  Mrs. Strom aims to develop the musical proficiency of each student whether they are at a beginner, intermediate, or advanced level.  The quarterly schedule for band lessons can be found on the link on the left.

You may contact Mrs. Strom at or by calling 712-732-4166.  Donations of band instruments are accepted.  We hope to see you at one of our music concerts held in the winter and spring!  See the schedule below of the variety of musical performances our students are involved in.

2019-2020 Calendar Events

August 28       New Member Band Night 4-5:30

September 14  5:30 Mass

October 11      PreK-5 Grandparent’s Day

October 19      7:00pm Mass-Confirmation

November 5    7/8 Honor Choir-Storm Lake

November 12  Sixth Grade Band Recital 3:30 pm

November 17  12:00 Mass

December 6     Pep Band

December 7     5:30 Mass

December 9     Christmas Dinner

December 9     K-8 Christmas Concert 6:00 pm

December 13   Pep Band

December 19   Pep Band

January 10       Pep Band

January 22       Diocesan Band Festival-BVU

January 24       Pep Band

January 26       10:00 Mass-Catholic Schools Week

February 4       Pep Band

February 9       12:00 Mass

February 10     Pep Band

March 7           Buena Vista University Honor Band

March 8           10:00 Mass

April 7             K-8 Spring Concert

April 14           6th Grade Honor Choir-Orange City

April 25           5:30 Mass

May 17            10:00 Mass

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