The Community Music School of Webster University presents a 90th Anniversary Alumni Recital on Wednesday, December 30, at 7 p.m. "This FREE recital features alumni who are winners of international competitions, have earned doctorate degrees in music, received full scholarships to prestigious conservatories and universities, and are performing all over the world. Featuring the following alumni: Caroline Camp Corrales, soprano; Dominic Cheli, piano; Lindsay Garritson, piano; Max Geissler, cello; Brett Hodge, horn; Holly Jenkins, violin; Aaron Krumsieg, trumpet; Benjamin Minden-Birkenmaier, guitar; Tim Padgett, percussion; and Rachel Siegel, clarinet." The performance takes place at The Community Music School of Webster University, 535 Garden Avenue. For more information: webster.edu/cms.
The St. Louis Symphony presents a showing of the animated comedy Ratatouille, with the score performed live by the orchestra conducted by composer Michael Giacchino, on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., January 2 and 3. The event takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.