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.
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 […]
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 […]
Congratulations to the following Symphony Academy musicians who participated in the 2018 Iowa All-State Music Festival Orchestra, Band or Choir:
Lanie Anthan, Isabella Avilez, Benjamin Avilez, Gwyn Chilcoat, Kira Davis, Marina Deyev, Daniel Dickerson, Peter Erickson, Jack Geadelmann, Beau Henson, Benjamin […]
Registration for our Beginning Strings Program’s Winter Semester is now open.
Please see our Beginning Strings Program Page for details.