New Board Members & Officers

Gateway Festival Orchestra Announces Election of New President and Three New Board Members. We are thrilled to welcome these talented individuals. Their unique backgrounds, diverse experience plus long standing connections to the orchestra will make them a great asset to

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Gifting for the Gateway

Raise funds for the orchestra shopping atArtisans in the Loop November 18 – December 24Tuesdays – Sundays(closed Mondays)11am – 5pm 10% of your purchase will be donated by the gallery to the orchestra – be sure to mention the

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Missouri ArtSafe Pledge

In accordance with the Missouri ArtSafe Pledge, we are taking steps to reopen our concerts to patrons in a safe, responsible manner. Missouri ArtSafe Pledge To ensure that we may Create Safely, Present Safely, and Attend Safely we pledge

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107.3 Interview

On July 1st, 2014, Board President Ray Taylor and Maestro Dr. James Richards had the pleasure of sitting down with Kathy Lawton Brown on 107.3 FM, St. Louis’ only classical station, and decided to chat about our upcoming 2014

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Golden Anniversary

Location Washington University’s Brookings Quadrangle One Brookings Drive (corner of Skinker and Forsyth Boulevards) Time Concert at 7:30p.m. “Notes to Munch On”, Meet the Artist at 7:10p.m. Dates Sundays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014 Admission Free of

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William Schatzkamer Memorial Young Artists’ Fund

There will be a memorial service honoring William Schatzkamer on Saturday, November 10 at 9:30 a.m. at Graham Chapel on the Washington University Campus. The Board of the Gateway Festival Orchestra has established the William Schatzkamer Memorial Young Artists’ Fund. 

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Roland Quest Memorial Fund

At the recommendation of Phyllis Tirmenstein, The Quest Memorial Foundation of Greater St. Louis Community Foundation has approved a $10,000 matching grant in honor of Gateway Festival Orchestra’s 50th season in 2013.  We are already progressing toward this goal,

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Founding conductor of the Gateway Festival Orchestra dies

Pianist and conductor William Schatzkamer, professor emeritus of music in Arts & Sciences at Washington University, died Wednesday, September 12, 2012 of congestive heart failure at his home in Olivette.  He was 96. Schatzkamer was the founding conductor and

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