The St Charles Municipal Band's Spring Concert last Sunday featured music from "West Side Story", "The Beach Boy's Greatest Hits" and "Harlem Nocturne". Below is a 1 minute snippet from the Beach Boy's number. The 3 featured numbers can be viewed on the Band's Website by cutting and pasting the following address.
Note- The video backdrop is for a play being produced by the high school.
Find out when your favorite band will be performing next.
Help support the band.
Band members can log in here.
David has played with the Municipal Band for 8 years and with the Big Band for 4 years. He also plays with the Gateway City Big Band. David teaches chemistry at a community college.
Debby has played flute and Piccolo in the Municipal Band for 32 years and serves as the board of directors secretary. She teaches piano at her studio in St Charles. Both of her daughters also play flute in the Band.
Earl Kreder organized the Big Band in 1999 and 2017 marks his 18th season directing and playing lead alto. He has played in the Municipal Band since 1958. He serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer and is the historian for the Band. He is retired and lives in Creve Coeur, MO.
John Reichert is the principal trumpet in both the Municipal Band and Big Band. He played professionally with a touring band for 10 years before settling down in St Charles. John served on the Board of Directors as Vice President.
Michael Flandermeyer has played trumpet with the Municipal Band since 2006. He currently serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors . He teaches social studies and coaches the academic team at the Lutheran High School in St Peters, Mo.
Jackie Coffman joins the Big Band as a featured vocalist in 2017. She has sung with the concert jazz band at the University of Missouri-Columbia and "A Perfect Fifth" a local acoustic fold/rock group.
Sr. Gail Buckman
Sr. Gail Buckman is serving as Interim director of the Municipal Band for the 2018 season. She previously served as assistance director and currently serves as President of the Board of Directors. Sr. Gail has 25 years of service with the Municipal Band.