The Des Moines Symphony Academy is pleased to announce the creation of the Des Moines Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble. Led by Robert Meunier, Director of Bands at Drake University, this elite ensemble will provide motivated and accomplished high school woodwind, brass and percussion musicians with […]
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.
Join us for our 2018 Winter Flute Choir at the Des Moines Symphony Academy.
Details at 2018 Winter Flute Choir.
The following streets near The Temple for Performing Arts will be closed beginning Thu Sep 20 for the Iowa Latino Heritage Festival. Below, please find a list of specific street closures:
Effective 9:00am Thursday, September 20 through 6:00am Monday, September 24
The following streets near The Temple for Performing Arts will be closed beginning Wed Sep 12 for the 2018 World Food and Music Festival. Below, please find a list of specific street closures:
Wed Sep 12 – Sun Sep 16
Locust Street […]
The Des Moines Symphony Youth Orchestras will hold their 2018-2019 Season Auditions on:
Tue Aug 28 4-7 p.m.
The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Wed Aug 29 4-7 p.m.
Valley Southwoods Freshman High School
635 South 35th Street
West Des Moines, IA […]
The Des Moines Symphony Academy and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa are pleased to announce the public launch of Project Encore at the Symphony Academy’s 15th Anniversary Celebration, Music Matters, on Tuesday April 17.
Project Encore, the Des […]
The Des Moines Symphony Academy is pleased to announce its first annual Summer Chamber Camp taking place July 9-13, 2018. Participants will work directly with accomplished Des Moines Symphony Academy faculty by receiving private lessons, chamber coaching, […]