Joyce Beyer


Zenith Director Joyce Beyer holds a Bachelor of Music in Education and Master of Arts focused in string pedagogy from the University of Northern Iowa and is a passionate advocate for equitable access to strong music programs for all students. Joyce is the Orchestra Director at Valley High School in West Des Moines Community Schools and a Teaching Artist of Violin and Viola at Drake University. Outside educational roles, Joyce frequently performs with her string quartet, Quartet 515, and the Des Moines Symphony.