The Des Moines Symphony Academy, housed in the historic Temple for Performing Arts, aims to provide the very best music education experiences for musicians of all ages. The Symphony Academy’s facility includes eight private teaching studios, a chamber music studio, two performance halls, and it is the home of the Des Moines Symphony Youth Orchestras and the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra’s extensive music library.

Since its founding in 2003, the Des Moines Symphony Academy has become is a musical community of excellence where talented and motivated instrumental students of all ages can learn from renowned professional musicians and educators.

Joshua Barlage, Managing Director

Des Moines Symphony AcademyThe Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust Street, Suite 400
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515.280.3332

The Des Moines Symphony Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and other school-administered programs.