Earl Kreder organized the Big Band in 1999 and 2018 marks his 19th 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.
Big Band - St. Peters Friday Night Dance in 2010
Municipal Band - Holiday Concert At Lindenwood University - 2012
Big Band - Spring Concert at Lindenwood University - 2014
Big Band - Saxophone Bell
Big Band - Holiday Concert at Lindenwood University in 2012
The weather forecast for the next 3 days is extremely hot and humid, the weekend forecast is much better with near normal conditions. We look forward to seeing everyone on Sunday evening for Jazz on the Riverside. Don't forget to visit Kilwins before the concert for cool ice cream treats. More information to follow later this week. ... See MoreSee Less
Andrew is the new director of the St Charles Municipal Band. He has played oboe in the Municipal Band for 7 years. Andrew teaches and directs orchestras in the Webster Groves School System. He lives in St Charles, MO.
Our Assistant Director
Sister Gail Buckman
Sister Gail will be celebrating her 30th year with the band this season! She has been our assistant director for 29 of those years, has served on the Board of Directors, and has been the band president for the past 9 years. Outside of the band, Sister Gail is the Director of Bands at St. Gabriel the Archangel School in St. Louis. In May she will have completed her 53rd year of teaching.
Julie Kezele-Board Member
Julie joined the band in fall of 1995 after moving to St. Charles from Bellefontaine Neighbors. Julie started playing clarinet in 4th grade. She attended Mizzou and played clarinet all four years with the Mizzou Band until she graduated in 1986 with a degree in Sociology. Julie has served the area ever since through the Missouri Department of Social Services, and Child Protective Services. Julie likes to go hiking, bike, travel, read, do puzzles, and scrapbook with her friends.