Central Iowa's premier choral ensemble, presenting our current concert season for 2016-2017

Mark your calendars for our 2017-2018 season:

December 9, 2017: Christmas with the Choral Society; April 14, 2018: Masterworks;  May 5, 2018: Society Celebration.

Our 2016-2017 season

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December 10, 2016

Christmas with the Choral Society

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at St. Ambrose Cathedral, Des Moines: Our holiday classic, with seasonal favorites and choral masterpieces [details...]

[Completed Event]

April 29, 2017


Saturday, April 29, 2017, at St. Ambrose Cathedral, Des Moines: Choral masterworks performed in an acoustically superb cathedral setting [details...]

[Completed Event]

May 6, 2017

Society Celebration

Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines: Featuring Tonic Sol-fa, Celebrity Sing-Off and more  [details...]

[Completed Event]


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Who we are...


photo by Moonwell Photography

The Des Moines Choral Society is an auditioned volunteer group of singers brought together by a unified passion for excellence in choral music.  The choir consists of approximately seventy gifted and accomplished adult singers from throughout central Iowa and has been recognized by the Iowa Arts Council for its exceptional concert performances.

The Des Moines Choral Society traditionally performs two to three major concerts of choral music per season, occasionally appearing with other arts performance organizations. Through the choir's multi-faceted efforts, the city of Des Moines can boast having one of the most exciting and refreshing choirs in central Iowa.

Through generous private and public support, grants, concert revenue and membership dues, the Des Moines Choral Society maintains a tradition of excellence in performance of old and new classics, folk songs and spirituals. We welcome you as a singer or audience member. You'll agree, the Des Moines Choral Society is "Something to Sing About!"

Who supports us...

The Des Moines Choral Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by member dues, ticket sales, and individual and corporate contributions and grants [Learn More]. We thank you one and all, and we especially acknowledge ongoing support in 2016 from Bravo! Greater Des Moines

Contact Us

P.O. Box 31007, Des Moines, IA 50310

(515) 273-5255


Header photo courtesy of Erica Grover