Recent concerts of the Des Moines Community Orchestra can be seen on YouTube. Friends and supporters of DMCO have done this on their own, but we are grateful for their enthusiasm for the music, and for DMCO, and thank them for their efforts.

Spring Concert ("Art and Music") May 18, 2014, Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University campus.

Part One - recording by jazzmanjoe100: Trittico Botticelliano by Ottorino Respighi.
Part Two: Suite Grotesque by Elisabetta Brusa; Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

Spring Concert ("Favorites From Our Files") May 19, 2013

Whole concert - recording by jazzmanjoe100 
"Fanfare" from La Péri by Paul Dukas
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor by J.S. Bach / Leopold Stokowski
Academic Festival Overture, op.80 by Johannes Brahms
"Russian Sailors' Dance" from The Red Poppy, op.70 by Reinhold Gliere
Irish Tune from County Derry by Percy Grainger
Carnival Overture, op.92 by Antonin Dvorák
West Side Story: Selection for Orchestra by Leonard Bernstein, arr. Jack Mason
Marche Slave, op.31 by Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Winter Concert ("Wagner 200th Birthday") - Feb 3, 2013 

Whole concert - recording by jazzmanjoe100
Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin - recording by Dan Hodges

Celebrate & Sing Handel's Messiah, December 2, 2012

recording INTRO by jazzmanjoe100
recording START by jazzmanjoe100
recording MID by jazzmanjoe100
recording END by jazzmanjoe100
Carol Stewart, guest conductor
Rebecca Gruber, soprano
Ann Cravero, alto
Edwin Griffith, tenor
Robert Patton, bass
Audience, chorus

Fall Concert ("Viennese Favorites") - October 28, 2012

recording by jazzmanjoe100
Symphony No. 40 [Mozart] (first movement)
Concert in Eb for Trumpte and Orchestra [Haydn]; Michael Ramirez, trumpet
Symphony No 8 in B minor [Schubert] (first movement)
Sinfonia Cencertante for Violin and Viola in Eb Major [Mozart]; Kris Shay, violin; Julie Stroud, viola (first movement)
Egmont Overture [Beethoven]

Spring Concert ("DMCO At The Movies") - May 6, 2012

recording by jazzmanjoe100
The James Bond Theme from Dr. No [John Barry and others]
From Russia With Love [John Barry and others]
Goldfinger [John Barry and others]
Thunderball [John Barry and others]
You Only Live Twice [John Barry and others]
Diamonds Are Forever [John Barry and others]
Born Free [John Barry and others]
Dances With Wolves Suite [John Barry and others]
Star Wars Suite for Orchestra [John Williams]
Ashley Paulson, vocalist on James Bond movie music

Winter Concert ("DMCO Takes Flight") - February 5, 2012

recording by jazzmanjoe100
The Swan of Tuonela [Sibelius]; Angela Sass, English horn
Flute Concerto in D major [Vivaldi]; Leslie Marrs, flute
Le Coq d'Or Suite [Rimsky-Korsakov]
The Lark Ascending [Ralph Vaughan Williams]; Sarah Plum, violin
Swan Lake Suite [Tchaikovsky]
Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird [Stravinsky]

Celebrate & Sing Handel's Messiah, December 4, 2011

recording by jazzmanjoe100 - Part 1
recording by jazzmanjoe100 - Parts 2 & 3
Jack R. Ergo, guest conductor
Leanne Freeman-Miller, soprano
Lori Fenton, alto
Edwin Griffith, tenor
Joshua Burke, bass
Audience, chorus

Fall Concert ("DMCO Goes Solo") - October 9, 2011

recording by jazzmanjoe100
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar; Yoshi Ozaki, cello
L’Arlésienne Suites No. 1 & No. 2 by Georges Bizet
Celtic Concerto by Laura Zaerr; Kristin Maahs, harp
Carl Johnson, Conductor

Celebrate & Sing Handel's Messiah, December 5, 2010

recording by jazzmanjoe100
Dr. Timothy A. McMillan, guest conductor
Jennifer Hendrickson, soprano
Erin Davison-Rippey, alto
Edwin Griffith, tenor
Brandon Hendrickson, bass
Audience, chorus