Des Moines Community Orchestra
Music Director and Conductor, Carl Johnson,
will open the season with our Fall Concert, 2:00 p.m. at Sheslow
Auditorium on the campus of Drake University.
Come join us as we start a new concert season, on a journey with
wonderful music that is sometimes favorite and familiar, and sometimes
featuring new works by tomorrow's masters. Always something to
Carl will also host a pre-concert discussion about the concert,
beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Sheslow. Everyone is welcome.
As always, a reception with refreshments will follow the
concert. All this for the price of ... well, let's
see ... IT'S ALL FREE!
October 22, 2017, Sunday.
Concert begins at 2:00 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium.
Pre-concert talk begins at 1:00 p.m. in Levitt Hall, the room
behind the balcony of the auditorium.
Sheslow is one block north of University Avenue,
of 25th Street, and is attached to the Old Main building on the Drake
Parking is available in the big lot bounded by 24th-25th Streets
(east-west) and Forest -Carpenter (north-south). Click here for a map to Sheslow.
A Sit-In Adventure: Ever wished you could sit in the middle
of an orchestra? Let's do it! Continuing a tradition started several
years ago, we invite students to sit in with the orchestra for dress
rehearsal. Dress rehearsal starts at 9:30 a.m., the Saturday
before the Sunday concert. Dress rehearsal and concert are at Sheslow
Auditorium at Drake University. Students may sit on stage in their
chosen instrumental section. Parents, your children will love it!. We
orchestra members love it! Just show up and we will find students a
place to sit. If sitting in the audience seats is preferred, that's fine
too. Come and sit with us!
Music Director and Conductor:
|Music from Apollo 13 [James Horner, arr. Moss] |
|Back to the Future [Alan Silvestri]|
|Main Title - Prince of Thieves [Michael Kamen, arr. Rosenhaus]|
|Highlights from Jurassic Park [John Williams]|
|Harry Potter Symphonic Suite [John Williams, arr. Brubaker]|
|“Raiders March” from Raiders of the Lost Ark [John Williams]|
|Star Trek Through the Years [arr. Custer]|
|An American Symphony (excerpts) [Michael Kamen, arr. Custer]|
|Music from Frozen [Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, arr. Krogstad]|
|Superman March [John Williams]|