The Des Moines Symphony offers a variety of educational programs for children and adults. 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.

Through a broad program of youth & family concerts, outreach initiatives, subsidized student tickets and more, the Des Moines Symphony aims to enrich, educate, and inspire our community.