Each year, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute auditions thousands of young musicians ages 16-19 to play in the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). This free program allows students from across the nation to participate in […]
The Symphony Academy’s Zauberflote is honored to be the only student ensemble included in the Finale Concert at The Central Iowa Flute Festival this Saturday at Grand View University.
More info at Central Iowa Flute Festival.
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, […]
On February 23, 2019, the Des Moines Symphony Youth Orchestras Honors String Quartet competed in […]
The Des Moines Symphony Academy is excited to once again offer hands on programming for children with our Instrument Petting Zoos through the […]
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 […]
The Des Moines Symphony Academy is excited to announce our 13th Annual Strings Summer Camp, August 5-9, 12 & 13, 2019! We are thrilled that this year’s camp will not only focus on orchestra music but chamber music as well. […]
Due to the Wind Chill Warning currently in effect from 6pm this evening through 9am on Thursday, the Symphony Academy will be closing at 3pm today, Tue Jan 29, and will remain closed all day tomorrow, Wed Jan 30. All […]
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.
The Des Moines Symphony Academy is closed Tuesday, January 22 due to inclement weather.