Youth Programs

We believe education is critical to growing the creative music community in Iowa. Through our education programs, we seek to connect people passionate about music with the tools, knowledge, and individuals needed to build a skilled and collaborative music network in Des Moines. This talent and cooperation is what will enable our community to grow and to support an ever-more vibrant, productive, and independent cultural economy in Central Iowa.

Through partnerships and collaborative efforts within our community, DMMC has made youth music education an important aspect of our mission.  We are appreciative of the opportunity to do such work within the Des Moines Public School district and in partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Central Iowa by hosting free after-school classes and in-class guest presentations in multiple schools throughout the district. Learn more by clicking page links below or please email DMMC Program Manager, Jordan Mayland, with inquiries about DMMC Music Education programs.

Thanks to our donors and corporate sponsors, all DMMC youth music programs are either free to participate or pay what you can. Help power the next generation of musicians in greater des moines by donating to the DMMC.

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