Performance

Iowa Youth Chorus produces 4 concerts each season:


Candy Cane Concert

Features the Primary Choir, Children’s Chorus, and Outreach Choirs with highlights from the advanced choirs. Seasonal music, cookies and hot chocolate, a silent auction and fun!

Candlelight Concert

Holiday and inspirational music presented in a warm, intimate atmosphere. Concert Choir, Chorale and Chamber Singers perform.

Synergy Concert

A collaboration concert with a metro arts organization. Previous collaborations have included the Grand View University Choir, DMACC Choir, Des Moines Symphony Academy and Culture All. Advanced choirs perform.

Spring Sing

A musical showcase of all IYC choirs. The concert ends with the singing of our signature song, Blessing. Alumni are invited to join us!

The Iowa Youth Chorus also performs for many community events, church services, corporate functions, private parties, and civic affairs. Our performance repertoire is broad so we are able to fit into many musical niches in the community.

The Iowa Youth Chorus makes a special effort to seek out collaborative performances with other arts and culture organizations in central Iowa. Collaborators include the State Historical Museum, Living History Farms, Des Moines Symphony and Academy, Grand View University, DMACC, Pride of Iowa Barbershop Chorus, World Food Prize, Pella Opera House and Tulip Time, Blank Park Zoo, and many churches, schools, and retirement homes.