CIWE & DMCO, “Out of This World”


Sunday, May 15, 2016

2:00 PM

Drake University - Performing Arts Hall

Harmon Fine Arts Center
25th St & Carpenter Ave
Des Moines, Iowa


The Des Moines Community Orchestra and Central Iowa Wind Ensemble present an “Out of This World” concert, with selections perfomed by each ensemble, then featuring the combined groups performing Gustav Holst’s “Mars” & “Jupiter” from The Planets.


Central Iowa Wind Ensemble

The Star-Spangled Banner – arr. John Williams

Lincolnshire Posy – Percy Grainger

Second Suite in F – Gustav Holst


Des Moines Community Orchestra

Stars and Stripes: A Ballet in Five Campaigns – Sousa, arr. Hershy Kay


DMCO & CIWE – Combined Ensembles

“Mars” and “Jupiter” from The Planets – Gustav Holst

CIWE with Max Wellman

Sunday, March 6, 2016

2:00 PM

Saydel High School Auditorium

5601 NE 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

Vocalist Max Wellman and his trio will be performing (on their own) and with the Central Iowa Wind Ensemble. Enjoy a jazz-filled afternoon of Louis Armstrong, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra and many more.

A freewill donation for this fundraiser concert is encouraged. Tickets are available (online or at the door) for general admission, VIP seating, and a meet and greet session with Max and conductor, Mitchell Lutch.


Satchmo! (A Tribute to Louis Armstrong) – arr. Ted Ricketts

I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise – But Not for Me – Gershwin Bros.

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington

My Funny Valentine – Rogers/Hart

Frank Sinatra Tribute – arr. Stephen Bulla

A Foggy Day – Gershwin Bros.

Who Cares? – Gershwin Bros.

It Ain’t Necessarily So – Fascinating Rhythm – Gershwin Bros.

In the Mood – arr. Glenn Miller

Diversity and Harmony

Sunday, November 8, 2015

2:00 PM

Science Center of Iowa

Founders Hall
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy
Des Moines, Iowa

Complementing the Science Center of Iowa’s new exhibition: RACE – Are We So Different?, CIWE brings together music from around the globe. Enjoy this concert of cultures, then spend the day exploring the Science Center of Iowa.
* Concert and exhibition included with SCI general admission *


Africa: Ceremony, Song, and Ritual – Robert W. Smith

Variations on a Korean Folk Song – John Barnes Chance

Japanese Tune – Soichi Konagaya

Selections from The Sound of Music – Rodgers/Hammerstein

El Camino Real – Alfred Reed

Wedding Dance – Jacques Press

Irish Tune from County Derry – Percy Grainger

Shepherds Hey – Percy Grainger

Radetzky March – Johann Strauss

Oktoberfest Concert

Sunday, October 4, 2015

2:00 PM

Waukee High School Auditorium

555 SE University Ave
Waukee, Iowa


March from Symphonic Metamorphosis – Paul Hindemith

Clear Track Polka – Eduard Strauss

Selections from The Sound of Music – Rodgers/Hammerstein

Tritsch-Tratsch Polka – Johann Strauss

Nibelungen Marsch – Gottfried Sonntag

Polka and Fugue – Jaromir Weinberger

The Conqueror – Carl Teike

Thunder and Lightning Polka – Johann Strauss

Radetzky March – Johann Strauss