​​February 25, 2018

"Focus on St. Louis"


560 Music Center

560 Trinity Avenue, University City, MO  63130

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Miquijá                                                            Francisco de Paula Magdaleno

Bill Hopkins, Guitar


Saxophone Concerto                                                               Kenneth Fuchs

Ryan Janus, Saxophone

​​Invitation to a Die-in                                                                   
Nkeiru Okoye

Robert McNichols, Jr., Bass-Baritone


Piano Concerto No. 1 in Eb​                                                           Franz Liszt

Tim Jansen, Piano



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December 3, 2017

"Touring the British Isles"


All Saints Catholic Church

6403 Clemens Avenue, University City, MO  63130


 Die Hebrides (Fingalshohle), Opus 26                  Felix Mendelssohn Bartoldy

 Violoncello Concerto in E Minor, Opus 85                                   Edward Elgar

Steven Honigberg, Cello

 Irish Suite                                                            Arranged by Leroy Anderson

​Announcing the 2017 - 2018 Season:

The Compleat Cultural Tourist II

Our previous concerts in 2017-2018:

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.

April 22, 2018

"Made in the USA"

Featuring the Schatzkamer Young Artists


 Season of Autocracy                                                    Kerwin Young

World Premier


        Violin Concerto #2, 1st mvt.                                     Sergei Prokofiev           Charles Hamilton, Violin


 Oboe Concerto in C Major, 1st mvt.                             Joseph Haydn

Gwyneth Allendorph, Oboe


G Minor Violin Concerto, 1st mvt.                                     Max Bruch 

Madeline De Geest, Violin


Piano Concerto #2, 1st mvt.                               Camille Saint-Saens

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Piano

Contest Winner


Scheherazade, 4th mvt.                               Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Mary Sweetin, Violin

UCSO Concertmaster



All Saints Catholic Church

6403 Clemens Avenue, University City, MO  63130



    With support from the REGIONAL ARTS COMMISSION​.

Free Classical Music Concerts in University City

October 1, 2017

"From Russia With Love"


560 Music Center

560 Trinity Avenue, University City, MO  63130


 Overture to ​Ruslan and Ludmilla                                                Mikhail Glinka

 Piano Concerto No. 4 in D Minor                                           Anton Rubinstein

Richard Alston, Piano

 Symphony No. 2, "Little Russian"                               Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the MISSOURI ARTS COUNCIL,

a state agency.

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

​Angela Burke (Maestro's mother)
Charlotte Sherman
Rosemarie Voelker 
Allen Meyers


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Another season brought to you by "the most adventurous community orchestra"
  Our 58th Season