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Enjoy five FREE concerts in July by a fifty-piece professional orchestra.

Bring a lawn chair or a blanket for relaxing on the grass in beautiful Brookings Quadrangle on the campus of Washington University. Seating is provided at the Chesterfield Amphitheater, but you can also bring your own blankets and chairs.

Parking is free and plentiful.

For handicap access, an elevator to the Quadrangle is available at the south end of Brookings Hall.

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard is available for purchase, and children receive an attendance prize.

“Notes to Munch On / Meet the Artists” pre-concert discussions begin at 7:10pm before the concerts. The concerts begin at 7:30.

See our 2017 Concert Schedule for more details.

2016 Season Highlights

Review the highlights from our 2016 season.

Gateway Festival Orchestra Radio Interview 2016

On July 13, 2016 Gateway Festival Orchestra Musical Director/Conductor Dr. James Richards and Board President Dr. Raymond Taylor visited Kathy Lawton Brown at the Radio Arts Foundation to talk about this summer’s Gateway concerts.