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The mission of the University City Symphony Orchestra is to provide rich musical experiences and educational opportunities for the culturally diverse community of University City and beyond.

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With support from the Regional Arts Commission​.

2016-2017 Season

"​The Compleat Cultural Tourist"

Concerts are always free and begin at

3:00 pm.

Come early for the Pre-Concert Talk with

Maestro Leon Burke at

2:15 pm.

​October 16, 2016 - "A Taste of Italy"

Rossini - L’Italiana in Algeri Overture

Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 1,

Manuel Ramos, violin soloist

Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances Suite II 

560 Building


December 4, 2016 - "Family Reunion in Austria"

Horn Concerto No. 4  -  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Thomas Jöstlein, Horn
Symphony No. 2 in B-flat  - Leopold Mozart
Radestsky March  -  Johann Strauss I
Kunstler Quadrille nach Motiven Beruhmter Meister  -  Johann Strauss II
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka  -  Johann Strauss II
Mein Lebenslauf ist Lieb’ und Lust  - Josef Strauss
And die schönen, blauen Donau  -  Johann Strauss II

All Saints Catholic Church


Young Artists Competition

​February 19, 2017 

3:00 - 9:00 pm

​Steinway Piano Gallery


March 19, 2017 - "Finding France"

Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor - Francis Poulenc

Dr. Michael Tsalka, Piano

Jennifer Judd, Piano

Gloria - Francis Poulenc

Tammy Campbell, Soprano

East Central College Choir

East Central Choral Association

Excerpts from L’Arlesienne - Georges Bizet

Prelude - Carillon

John Burroughs School  


April 30, 2017 - "The USA Cultural Confluence"

New work by NYC Composer Nkeiru Okoye
On Eagle Mountain - Todd Mosby


Young Artist Competition Winners

Kelly Singer, Soprano

April Moon, Violin

Cindy Yan, Piano​

All Saints Catholic Church


Free Classical Music Concerts in University City

Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the MISSOURI ARTS COUNCIL, a state agency.

Concerts are always free and open to the public  

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​We are saddened by the loss to our family this past season:

Frances Siegel

​Leo Drey

​Erwin A Thompson

​John O'Sullivan

​Charlotte Sherman

Rose Marie Voelker 

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Another season brought to you by "the most adventurous community orchestra"
  Our 56th Season