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

Filomena Hamill

Frances Siegel

​Leo Drey

​Erwin A Thompson

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Announcing the 2015-2016 Season
​"Black Art Matters"

(click for Maestro Leon Burke's vision for the season)

Annual Member's Event
(click for invitation)
Wednesday, August 19th
​Regional Arts Commission
​6128 Delmar, 63112
6:00 pm

Another season brought to you by "the most adventurous community orchestra"
  Our 55th Season 

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With support from the Regional Arts Commission​.

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



Free Classical Music Concerts in University City

Out of Africa

​October 18

3:00 p.m.

​560 Building

           ​Chevalier de Saint-Georges         Symphony No. 2 in D, Op 11, No.2

 Fred Onovwerosuoke                Suite No. 4 for Orchestra

Inversion Dance Theatre 

          Camille Saint-Saens                       Piano Concerto No. 5, “Egyptian”

                                                                                Tim Jansen, piano

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Concerts are always free and open to the public  

Upcoming Events

African Seeds

November 22

3:00 p.m.

Pre-concert talk with Maestro Burke

2:15 - 2:45

All Saints Catholic Church

                                                      ​​Jeffrey Mumford                             verdant and shimmering air: four views of a reflected forest


                                                          Alejandro Drago                              Mysteries of Buenos Aires 

                                                                                    Alejandro Drago, violin

                William Grant Still                           Symphony No. 1 (African-American)


Young Artist's Audition

​Sunday, February 21, 2016

Beginning at 4:00 pm

Steinway Piano Gallery ​


The Seeds Continue to Flower​

March 6​

3:00 p.m.

Pre-concert talk with Maestro Burke
2:15 - 2:45

John Burroughs School

                                                          George Gershwin                                Rhapsody in Blue

                                                                                       Richard Alston, piano

                                                          James P. Johnson                               Yamekraw - Negro Rhapsody

                                                                                       Richard Alston, pian0

                                                          Clovice Lewis, Jr.                               The Score​


A Glimpse of the Future

​Young Artists Competition Concert

April 24

​3:00 pm

All Saints Catholic Church

Pre-concert talk with Maestro Burke
2:15 - 2:45

                                                                          ​Schatzkamer Young Artist Audition Winner(s)

                                                           Karl Stamitz                                      Concerto Op.1 in D Major​  

 Molly Prow, viola

                                                           Edouard Lalo                                    Symphonie Espanole in D Minor

                                                                                                    Rich Qian, violin

                                                            P. I. Tchaikovsky                             Pezzo Capriccioso, Op. 62

                                                                                                    Nathan Hsu, cello                               

                                                          Gay Spears                                          Sinfonietta No. 1

                                                          Nkeiru Okoye                                     Voices Shouting Out