photos: Jim Black, Land of the Waxhaws Pops on the Plaza, sponsored by City of Monroe was held on Sunday, May 13 at the Main Street Plaza in downtown Monroe. Directed by Dorian Neuendorf, Union Symphony Orchestra and Union Symphony Youth Orchestra performed many pieces including “Slavonic Dance No. 8” and “Peer Gynt […]

Pops on the Plaza Success


Bring a basket of food and drinks and join us for Pops on the Plaza. Held on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 6:30 PM, Union Symphony Orchestra and Union Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform at the Main Street Plaza in Downtown Monroe. This annual outdoor concert is sponsored by the […]

POPS this Sunday!



Union Symphony Orchestra and Union Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform at the Main Street Plaza in downtown Monroe on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 6:30 PM. This annual outdoor concert is free. Lawn seating, picnics and blankets are welcome. Opening performance by Union Jazz Youth Sponsored by the City of […]

Pops on the Plaza


Enjoy a casual, upscale afternoon and fine music at John’s Place located in the Chestnut Arbor Shopping Center, 2945 Matthews Weddington Road in Matthews. Union Jazz will be there on Saturday, April 21, 3–6 PM with improv jazz. There are so many great food and drink choices on the menu. Check it out. Some proceeds benefit Union Symphony.     […]

Live Jazz at John’s Place



Under the baton of Richard Rosenberg, the Union Symphony Orchestra performed their spring concert on Friday at The Batte Center, Wingate University. “Cities and towns around the country are losing their symphony orchestras. The Union Symphony Orchestra put 73 professional, dedicated musicians on the stage at The Batte Center at Wingate University…and […]

Coffee and Danish Photos


Union Jazz with Dennis Contreras will perform at John’s Place, Matthews on Saturday, April 21, 3–6 PM. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of improv jazz. John’s Place is a cozy, upscale neighborhood bar located right next door to Mario’s Italian Restaurant. Check out the menu.

Jazz at John’s Place, Matthews



Directed by Richard Rosenberg, Coffee and Danish features Franz Schubert’s “Trio in b-flat-minor” from Andante con Moto; Mahler’s final work, his poignant and bittersweet 10th Symphony; and Carl Nielsen’s Symphony No. 5, which artfully juxtaposes cataclysm with tranquility and nobility. Don’t miss this musical treat! April 7, 2018 at 7 […]

Union Symphony Performs


Under the direction of Dr. Kenney Potter, the Wingate  University Singers and USO present the Coronation Mass on Palm Sunday, March 25, 5 PM at The Batte Center, Wingate University featuring Handel, “The King Shall Rejoice” and Mozart’s Coronation Mass. Free Admission Dr. Potter’s Listening Recommendation USO Artistic Director, Richard Rosenberg’s orchestral […]

Wingate University Singers Perform Coronation Mass