Founded in 1987 and located in Des Moines, Iowa, this volunteer musical organization is comprised of musicians from all walks of life. Members come from Des Moines as well as Ames, Newton, Indianola, Norwalk, Perry, Ankeny, West Des Moines, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Clive, Johnston and Grimes. We are also a member of the Association Concerts Band.
We perform year round with an ensemble of 65+ members. Performances include concerts in the fall, winter and spring and starting Memorial Day weekend, concerts occur on a weekly basis in and around the area at various venues that include retirement communities, the WWII Memorial Remembrance, the National Balloon Festival Parade, and the Iowa State Fair. The band is a frequent performer at the Boone Municipal Band Festival. In May of 2019, the band performed as part of the John Wayne Festival, giving a concert on the south lawn of the courthouse.
New members are always welcome. There is no audition required for membership in the ensemble. Contact us for more information at email@example.com.