Academy’s Zauberflote Members Take Top Scores at Perry Band Olympics

March 19, 2019

Congrats to the following members of our Zauberflote ensemble for taking prizes in this year’s Perry Band Olympics.

Anna Christopherson 4th Place (Grades 9-10)
Ashley Thorson 4th Place (Grades 11-12)
Elizabeth Hertzberg 2nd Place (Grades 11-12)

Anna, Ashley and Elizabeth study with Anne Stein, […]

Symphony Academy Hosts Alexander Technique Workshop

February 6, 2019

The Des Moines Symphony Academy is pleased to announce a special opportunity for students to participate in an Alexander Technique workshop. On Thursday, February 14th , we will be hosting a workshop led by world renown master teacher of the Alexander […]

Academy Closed Wed, Jan 23

January 23, 2019

The Des Moines Symphony Academy is closed Wednesday, January 23 due to inclement weather. There will not be a Youth Symphony Winter Concert this evening.

Symphony Academy Closed Fri Jan 18

January 18, 2019

Due to the Winter Weather Warning and the forecast of heavy snow, the Symphony Academy will be closed today, Friday January 18, 2019.  Lessons and classes scheduled for Sat Jan 19 will take place as scheduled; however, we ask that […]

Symphony Academy Announces New Youth Wind Ensemble

December 14, 2018

The Des Moines Symphony Academy is pleased to announce the creation of the Des Moines Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble, which will be the fifth youth ensemble at the Academy, and the first wind ensemble to join the ranks.

Building on the successful growth of the […]