Des Moines, Iowa
Prices $25 – $60, students save 40%
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”Fischoff Competition alumni are a remarkable resource for Fischoff’s educational programs, which directly serve community young people, especially those most in need. Rev. Edward "Monk" Malloy CSC, President Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
”Fischoff Competition alumni are a remarkable resource for Fischoff’s educational programs, which directly serve community young people, especially those most in need.
Kick off our 97th season with rising stars straight from the nation’s largest chamber music competition! In the ranks of past champions including Joshua Bell, Tessa Lark, and the ensemble Eighth Blackbird, the Gold Medal Winners of the prestigious Fischoff Competition will bring fresh virtuosity to the Des Moines stage. This year’s winners are saxophone quartet Mixed Media, from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia.
World's Largest Chamber Music Competition
Committed to music education, the Fischoff also partners with competition alumni to bring free, innovative Arts-in-Education programs directly to children in their own schools and community centers.
Mixed Media will provide several education events for Des Moines Public School students and a masterclass at Drake University.
Thursday, September 22
11:00 AM | Merrill Middle School
2:30 PM | Harding Middle School
Friday, September 23
11:00 AM | Brody Middle School
1:00 PM | Drake University, Sheslow Auditorium (free and open to the public)
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.
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.
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