Des Moines Symphony and Civic Music Association announce Iowa Cello Week

May 4, 2017

The Des Moines Symphony and Civic Music Association are proud to announce Iowa Cello Week taking place May 13-20, 2017. Renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz will celebrate a week-long residency of masterclasses, lectures and special events bookended by two performances: the Des Moines Symphony’s American Gothic and Bolero on May 13 & 14, and Civic Music Association’s Matt Haimovitz Concert on May 20.

Join us for the following events of Iowa Cello Week 2017:

Sat, May 13

7:30pm Masterworks 7: American Gothic and Bolero
Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matt Haimovitz, cello

 

Sun, May 14

2:30pm Masterworks 7: American Gothic and Bolero
Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matt Haimovitz, cello

 

Mon, May 15 

12:15pm Presentation to Indian Hills Junior High Orchestra Students

 

Tue, May 16

12:55pm Presentation followed by Q&A at Stillwell Junior High (50 cello students)
3:30pm Cello Masterclass at Turner Jazz Center, Drake University

 

Wed, May 17

10:00am Interview with KCCI
3:30-5:00pm Group Cello Masterclass

 

Thu, May 18

8:00am Presentation followed by Q&A for North High School Orchestra Students
10:00am Presentation followed by Q&A for Roosevelt High School Orchestra Students
1:30pm Presentation followed by Q&A for Hoover High School Orchestra Students

 

Fri, May 19

9:30am A Moveable Feast: Central Library Chess Garden
12:00pm A Moveable Feast: Wellmark YMCA
4:00pm A Moveable Feast: Cowles Commons

 

Sat, May 20

7:30pm Civic Music Association: Matt Haimovitz Concert
Sheslow Auditorium