Are You Planning for the Holidays?

Red & Gold ornament with music sheet

A Festival of Carols
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 5 PM
Union Symphony Orchestra
With Central United Methodist Church Chorus
James O’Dell, Music Director
Central United Methodist Church Of Monroe
Free Admission

Holiday Fantasia Concert
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Union Symphony Youth Orchestra
Tom LaJoie, Music Director
Union Symphony Prelude
Sabrina Howard, Music Director
Fantasia on Greensleeves, Vaughan Williams
Sleigh Ride, Anderson
March of the Toys from Babes in Toyland, Herbert
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24, Transiberian-Orchestra
Wizards in Winter, Transiberian-Orchestra
Cuthbertson High School
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Grand Night of Opera
WU OperaWingate University Opera and Union Symphony Orchestra performed Copland’s The Tender Land on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8. This classic American play was directed my Dr. Jessie Wright Martin and conducted by Dr. Kenney Potter.


A Trumpet Master Class with Special Guest Don Tison
Former Principal Trumpet, Baltimore Symphony
Tuesday, November 18  7-9 PM
Wingate University Department of Music
Union Symphony Orchestrea
The Batte Center at Wingate University
Plyer-Griffin Recital Hall
Master class is free! Bring your trumpet.

Trumpet Master Class with Don Tison

Don Tison performed as the Principal Trumpet with the Baltimore Symphony for 31 years.  A native of Michigan, he holds a Master’s Degree from the University Of Michigan School Of Music, where he won the Stanley Medal for outstanding performance.  Before coming to Baltimore, he played Principal Trumpet with the New Orleans Philharmonic and the New Orleans Opera Orchestra.  In 1976 he was a lecturer and recitalist at the National Trumpet Symposium.  During his years in Baltimore, he taught at the Peabody Conservatory.


Travel with Union Symphony

Union Symphony presents…
Exploring Greece and Its Islands
featuring Classical Greece, Mykonos & Santorini
April 26 – May 10, 2015

For more information, contact Neal Albright at
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This project is supported by the Union County Community Arts Council and the Grassroots program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency.