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.
Music Dates & Performances 2018-19 Musical flare

August 29       New Member Band Night 4-5:30

August 30       Volleyball National Anthem

September 13  Volleyball National Anthem

September 16  10:00 Mass

September 20  Volleyball National Anthem

September 25  Volleyball National Anthem

September 27  Volleyball National Anthem

October 2        Nursing Home Tour

October 13      7:00pm Mass-Confirmation

October 15      Grandparent’s Day

November 6    7/8 Honor Choir-Storm Lake

November 12  Sixth Grade Recital 3:30 pm

November 18  12:00 Mass

December 3     Nursing Home Tour

December 6     Christmas Dinner

December 6     K-8 Christmas Concert 6:00 pm

December 8     5:30 Mass

December 11   Basketball National Anthem

December 14   Pep Band and National Anthem

January 3         Basketball National Anthem

January 8         Basketball National Anthem

January 11       Pep Band and National Anthem

January 15       Pep Band and National Anthem

January 22       Basketball National Anthem

January 23       Diocesan Band Festival-BVU

January 25       Pep Band and National Anthem

January 27       10:00 Mass-Catholic Schools Week

February 5       Pep Band and National Anthem

February 10     12:00 Mass

February 23     Buena Vista University Honor Band

March 9           5:30 Mass

April 4             Nursing Home Tour

April 6             5:30 Mass

April 9             K-8 Spring Concert

April 23           6th Grade Honor Choir-Orange City

May 12            10:00 Mass


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