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STL Symphony in the Community

Musicians of the St. Louis Symphony are an integral part of the community, sharing the gift of music with tens of thousands of people each year with free community and education programs. This outreach includes STL Symphony musician residencies in classrooms through Symphony In Your Schoolperformances in hospitals and nursing homes through SymphonyCares, our flagship IN UNISON diversity program in partnership with 40+ primarily African American churches, and our deepening connection with St. Louis' immigrant/refugee population through Music Without BoundariesWe also present a variety of free community chamber concerts through Symphony In The CitySymphony In Your NeighborhoodSymphony In Your College, and Symphony Where You Worship.

Free Community Concerts

Musicians from the St. Louis Symphony have a long tradition of making beautiful live music accessible to everyone in the Greater St. Louis Area with free chamber concerts and events. Whether on our own stage, at a favorite neighborhood venue, a house of worship, college, or senior center, you can find musicians from the STL Symphony in many community performances that are free and open to the public. All community concerts are casual, last about an hour, and all ages are welcome. No tickets or reservations are necessary unless specifically noted.

View 2015/16 free community concerts by series, or view all free community concerts. Please check back throughout the season as new concerts and concert details are updated.

Apply to Host!

All three of our application-based community programs - Symphony In Your Neighborhood, Symphony Where You Worship, and SymphonyCares for Seniors -  are at capacity for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons. If you would like to receive information about concerts at Powell Hall, free chamber concerts in the community, and be notified when community program applications re-open for the 2017/18 season, please complete the appropriate survey below. Thank you!

Symphony In Your Neighborhood
Symphony Where You Worship
SymphonyCares for Seniors

Join Our Mission

Although STL Symphony Community and Education programs are free of charge to our partners and audiences, they are not free for us to produce. Join our mission today so that musicians from the STL Symphony can continue to make a difference—both on and off the stage of Powell Hall.


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Your Opinion Matters!

Please tell us what you think about our free community events so that we can manage our resources appropriately. Your opinion matters!
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