Des Moines

3910 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: 515-267-9501
Store Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Events Calendar

Mar 28 Recording Made Easy: Intro to Ableton 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Apr 04 Group Guitar Workshop 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Apr 08 Miking Vocals 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Apr 11 Recording Made Easy: Intro to GarageBand 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Apr 18 Group Ukulele Workshop 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Purchase “The Process of Separation" the group's new CD at Guitar Center in West Des Moines

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Ricc Terranova
Sales Associate Guitars
Certified in: Guitars

So.....a little about me. My obsession with music and guitar in particular started early. When I was 4 I saw a picture of Paul...
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Sales Training Manager
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories, ProAudio, Drums, Keyboards

I've been a musician my whole life, starting on the piano when I was five years old and moving on to the guitar when I was...
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Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards

Hello, my name is Matt Miller and I work in the Pro Audio department at Guitar Center West Des Moines.  Music has been my...
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Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards, Accessories

Hello Im Joey, I am a Hi-Tech Pro Audio Associate at the West Des Moines Guitar Center. I have been involved in my musical career...
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Jason G.
Assistant Manager
Certified in: Keyboards, ProAudio, Accessories, Guitars, Drums

I have been in a Hip Hop group called Tru Dimensions and creating music since 1999. After going to different studios to record,...
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Assistant Manager
Certified in: Keyboards, ProAudio, Guitars, Drums, Accessories

Ever since I was old enough to irritate my parents by beating on pots and pans with wooden spoons, I knew music was my calling....
Guitar Center had the honor of opening its doors in the Des Moines area in 2005 with a spectacular grand opening that drew hundreds to see what it was all about. Since then Guitar Center in West Des Moines has become a staple of the music community. 

Every day GC gets visited by hundreds of people running the gambit from national touring bands to new hobbyist just learning to play their first instrument. The crew in the store is just as diverse, and they are here to make sure that you are able to come in, have great time and leave with everything you need to go home and make music.

Take a few moments and go through our site and get to know the people that are here to help you out, and feel free to send and email with any questions you might have!