Dakota Valley Symphony and Chorus


Join us at the Ames Center in Burnsville as we kick off our 2023-2024 concert season, making music for all ages and occasions. Visit our Concerts page for more information on each event.

Animalia: A Family Concert

Sunday, October 8 at 2 PM, pre-concert activities from 1 to 1:45 PM

Dakota Valley Symphony is excited to welcome back Jake Endres to narrate another family-oriented concert. The 2023-2024 season kicks off with opportunities for families with young children to introduce their little ones to the performing arts in a children-friendly atmosphere. Children’s tickets are free with an adult ticket.

Join us for an afternoon of interactive children’s activities:
1:00-1:45 – Exhibits from MN Zoo Zoomobile (Live animals will NOT be present)
2:00 Concert – Bring your favorite stuffed animal for the teddy bear parade!
Following the concert – “Meet the Instruments”

Tickets are $15 per adult. Each adult can bring up to 4 children with them at no additional cost. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Who we are

Our Mission: To Create and Share a Beautiful Musical Experience.

The DVS is a non-profit volunteer arts organization that has served orchestral and choral performances to Minnesota's Dakota county since 1986.
Learn more.

Get Tickets

Ames Center Box Office
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10AM - 2PM
90 Minutes Prior to all Events

Adult: $30
Senior (60+): $20
Child/Student (w/ID): $20

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The Dakota Valley Symphony and Chorus is primarily funded by grants, business sponsorships, fundraisers, and ticket sales, but additional support is always welcome. Click HERE for more ways to support your symphony.
To donate via your smart phone, text code DVSC23 to 44321.


For information regarding becoming a member of the orchestra please contact Beth Henningsen

For information regarding becoming a member of the choir please contact Colleen Nornes

All other inquiries please contact our Operations Team

To contact the DVSC by mail please use the following address:
P.O. Box 1241
Burnsville, MN 55337

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