Aaron Diehl: An Evening of Ragtime and Stride

Critically acclaimed jazz pianist and composer

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Sheslow Auditorium

Des Moines, Iowa

Wed, Oct 9, 2024

7:30 PM

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Diehl has built his reputation on an elegant pianism outside the contemporary mainstream…upholds a traditional framework while crisply demolishing the usual notions of conservatism.

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About the show

Dive into the soulful rhythms of ragtime and Harlem stride as pianist Aaron Diehl takes center stage. Known for bridging jazz and classical worlds, Diehl’s virtuosic interpretations bring historical musical styles to life. Join us for a night of enchanting piano performances, paying homage to the rich legacy of ragtime and Harlem stride. 

Practical information


2 hours

Where is the concert happening?

This concert will happen at Sheslow Auditorium, a beautiful recital hall with 776 seats located on Drake University’s campus, just west of the Varsity Theater on 25th Street. Sheslow is physically joined to Old Main, with Sheslow located at the north end of the structure. Entrances are located on the east and west sides of the building.

Where should I park?

Free parking is available on the adjacent streets, and in the large parking lot immediately to the northeast of Sheslow at the corner of Carpenter and 25th St.

Valet parking will be available for $20.