|The Compton Heights Concert Band in Tower Grove Park|
Photo: Jim Sparks
The Compton Heights Concert Band presents free Sunday Serenades concerts featuring marches, show tunes and classical favorites on Sundays at 7:30 PM through August 7. The guest performer this week (July 10) is David Morris, the "World's Top Whistler'. The concerts takes place in Francis Park at Donovan and Eichelberger on the Compton Heights Band's "Carol Joy Brooks Memorial" Stage. For more information: For more information: chband.org.
The Gateway Festival Orchestra presents Tutto Italiano, a free concert on Sunday, July 10, at 7:30 PM. "Enjoy a free live concert by a fifty-piece professional orchestra. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket for relaxing on the grass in beautiful Brookings Quadrangle on the campus of Washington University. Parking is free and plentiful. Ted Drewes Frozen Custard is available for purchase, and children receive an attendance prize." The concert includes Torelli's Sinfonia for Trumpet, Tchaikovsky's Capriccio Italien, and popular Italian opera selections. The concert takes place at the Brookings Quadrangle on the Washington University campus. For more information: www.gatewayfestivalorchestra.org.
The University City Summer Band presents a concert on Tuesday, July 5, at 7 p.m. "Concerts last about 80 minutes, and include a short intermission. Seating is on the lawn. Bring a lawn chair or blanket as available seating is limited. Bring your children! Bring a picnic!" The concert takes place in Heman Park, 1028 Midland in University City. For more information: ucsummerband.org.