See you soon for our 27th Season, Summer 2023! 

UC Summer Band
Welcome Our New Conductor!
Danny Lewis
Danny Lewis has spent the past seven years teaching at McCluer High School in the Ferguson Florissant School District and currently serves as the District Fine Arts Coordinator. Prior to that, he taught band at Mark Twain Jr/Sr High School for three years before returning to the St. Louis area. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Truman State University. When he isn't teaching or waving his arms in front of a band or playing trumpet, Danny can be found building guitars and ukuleles in his basement. Danny is excited to join the University City Summer Band as musical director for the 2023 season!
High School Night - Play with the Band!
June 20th we will be hosting a "student night" for area high school band students. Students are invited to rehearse with us on June 19th and perform at our concert on June 20th! Registration is free and students from all schools are welcome! Come join us as we play popular movie scores, marches, and other band classics! View the flyer and register by May 25th to participate in the event!
Concert Schedule
06/13/2023Concert #1 ~ First Concert! Led by new conductor, Danny Lewis!

1st concert of the season, led by new conductor, Danny Lewis!

Celebration Fanfare…..Gary Gackstatter
Spirit of the Falcon…..Richard L. Saucedo
Irish Tune from County Derry……arr by Percy Grainger
The Genius of Ray Charles…..arr by Michael Brown
Delmar Gardens March….Ernest Natiello; arr Joseph Pappas
Columbian March…..Karl L. King; arr Gene Milford
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Medley…..John Lennon & Paul McCartney; arr by Michael Sweeney
The Lion King…..arr by John Higgins
On the Mall….Edwin Franko Goldman

06/20/2023Concert #2 ~ Student Night!

Student Night. Area high school band students are invited to come play with the band! Registration is free, more information available on our website on the homepage

Celebration Fanfare…..Gary Gackstatter
Adrenaline Engines…..Randall D. Standridge
Till Earth and Heaven Ring…..arr Ayatey Shabazz
Wii Song (Mii Menu)…..arr by Michael Stewart
The Incredibles…..Michael Giacchino; arr by Paul Murtha
Flight of the Thunderbird…..Richard L. Saucedo
Remember Me, from Coco…..Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez; arr Johnnie Vinson
The Avengers…..Alan Silvestri; arr Michael Brown
On the Mall….Edwin Franko Goldman

06/27/2023Concert #3 ~ Special guests: St. Boogie Brass Band!

Special guests: St. Boogie Brass Band, New Orleans style brass band in concert with UCity Summer Band! 

Program TBA

07/04/2023NO CONCERT!!
07/11/2023Concert #4 ~ University City Summer Band Concert

University City Summer Band Concert

Program TBA

07/18/2023Concert #5 ~ Special Guests: University City High School Jazz Band 40th Reunion with Trumpeter Wayne Du Maine!

Special Guests: University City High School Jazz Band 40th Reunion (Class of 1983) with Trumpeter Wayne Du Maine!

At Intermission, the University City Parks Centennial Committee will award three top winners to school age kids who completed the University City Parks Scavenger Hunt. In addition, the Fire & Ice Cream Truck will have limited free ice cream for attendees.  Both the Scavenger Hunt and the Fire & Ice Cream Truck are sponsored by the Parks Centennial. 

Program TBA

07/25/2023Concert #6 ~ Final concert of the season!

Final concert of the season! 

At Intermission, celebrate the centennial of the University City Parks. Mayor Terry Crow will honor the University City Parks and Recreation staff!

Program TBA

Concert Location
2023 concerts will take place in Heman Park (Midland & Shaftesbury Entrance)
Support UCity Summer Band

Support our upcoming 2023 season led by new conductor Danny Lewis! Now you can securely donate to the band online using PayPal. You do NOT need a PayPal account to use it. Monetary support comes from the generous donations of businesses and friends of the UCity Summer Band like you! The University City Summer Band is a production of the University City Music Company, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Donations may be tax deductible. Thank you!

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SUMMER 2023!!

The 100-member (give or take) UCity Summer Band is... Light Classics, Marches, Patriotic Music, Show Tunes, Transcriptions, Popular Music, Jazz, and Original Music for Band.

Concerts will be held at our venue in Heman Park, 1028 Midland Blvd, University City, MO 63130 (park entrance is off Midland, opposite Shaftesbury).

All concerts start at 7PM, last about 60 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!

For our last piece each concert, we play "On the Mall." Children are invited to come up to the front and conduct the band and receive their very own UCity Summer Band pencil!