Feb 1: Symphony Academy Open House
... and more!
Des Moines Symphony
Youth Orchestra auditions


Mark your calendars for the Des Moines Symphony Academy's first-ever open house Saturday, February 1, 2014, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Temple For Performing Arts! Win door prizes, enjoy performances, meet faculty and more! This Open House is free and open to the public. 
Thursday: BK Davis concert

Imani Winds Woodwind Quintet Invitational

The Symphony Academy and Civic Music Association (CMA) present a Woodwind Quintet Invitational on Friday January 24, in coordination with CMA's presentation of the Imani Winds. Area quintets, including the Des Moines Symphony Youth Symphony Honors Wind Quintet, will participate in this educational event. 
Meet the faculty: Charles Miranda

Symphony Academy Iowa All-State students

Congratulations to Symphony Academy students Jacob Bedia, Tori Cassady and Julia Anderson, who participated in the 2013 Iowa All-State Music Festival Orchestra or Band and were omitted from a previous announcement. 

Upcoming recitals 
All recitals are free and open to the public!

March 9: Beginning Strings Recital
March 11: Christian Baughman Trumpet Studio Recital
March 11: Sophia S. Ahmad Piano Studio Recital
March 30: Anne Stein Flute Studio Recital
Classical Conversations

Aaron Williams marimba recital

Des Moines Symphony Orchestra principal percussionist and Symphony Academy faculty member Aaron Williams will present a marimba recital on Thursday, February 27 at the Des Moines Symphony Academy. He will preview Gillingham's  Marimba Concerto No. 2 -- the piece he performs in March with the Des Moines Symphony
Private lessons

Meet the faculty: Casey Maday

Get to know trombone instructor Casey Maday! Casey holds a master of music degree from DePaul University. Find out how he got started on playing the trombone here!

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