The Keynote Club

The mission of the St. Charles Municipal Band KEYNOTE CLUB is to preserve the 149-year-old tradition of the Band and to secure its financial future. The following government, businesses, organizations, and individuals have financially underwritten that mission and through their generosity provide free public concerts and special performances for selected groups and community events.


(As of 7/31/2020)



John & Doris Bernat                                                                                                      Earl & Kay Kreder



Missouri Arts Council                                      Lindenwood Univ.                                Kilwins
St Charles Arts & Culture Commission         City of St Charles                             Pfizer Foundation
Foundry Arts Centre



Nancy & Gene Garza                                        John & Janet Rau                              Florissant Senior Citizens


Sustaining Members

John & Susan Groves                                        Debby& Eric Stuhler                  Emerson Matching Gifts
Mark & Susan Schneider         


Anonymous (1)
Boeing Matching Gifts
Michael Flandermeyer
Amazon Smile
Al & Rena Oswald
Helen Jackson
Dustin Allison
Louis & Donna Coyner 
Ruth & Jim Mellor
Meyer Real Estate Co.
Erika Suter
Kay L. Kreder



Douglas & Bonita Dillard
Gilmore Krener, Jr.
Diane & Vern Schlemmer
Anonymous (1)
Bill & Jo Ann Wehmeir



Gifts were given to the Municipal Band in honor of the following individuals;

Virginia & Guy Hall, Jr
Dr. & Mrs.  James M. Jolly, Sr.
 Adundio &  Esther Garza
Gary Hemminghaus
Scot Drury
Don Holtgrieve
Betty K. Little



Haynes & Laura Moore


Ron Desplinter
James (Jimmy) Oelkhaus




The St. Charles Municipal Band wishes to acknowledge and thank the St. Charles Parks Department for the use of Jaycee Pavilion and Frontier Park for the Thursday and Sunday evening concerts. Band concerts in St. Charles Parks have been continuous since 1929.