Kim Norwood


About Kim Norwood

Executive Director of Union Symphony Society, Inc.


Union Symphony League Meeting Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Clipper Room at Hilltop Bistro Carole Williams, on behalf of Union Symphony League, presented a plaque to fellow member Linda Rummage in recognition of her years of ongoing service to Union Symphony League’s Symphony of Holiday Homes Tour.

Linda Rummage Recognized


WDZD 99.1 Radio Station Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Ann Walters and Hayden Desio were featured yesterday morning on local radio station WDZD 99.1 FM with hosts John Griffin (shown) and Judy Craycraft, discussing The Symphony Gala, Bourbon Street Blues. It will take place on Saturday, February 15, 2020, 6-11 PM, […]

WDZD Radio Station Spotlights Union Symphony




Union Symphony Orchestra Salute to Cinema Saturday, April 25, 2020, 7:30 PM The Dowd Theatre, Downtown Monroe Deanna Tham, conductor Preparations are well underway for the USO performance at The Dowd Theatre. The program will include Arlen and Harburg, “Over the Rainbow” from Wizard of Oz and One Summer Day , […]

A View From The Dowd



Allegro Strings and Dorian Fiddles Corinne Chausse, interim director Students, under the direction of Corinne Chausse, played recent community events, including AMG Awards, Shoppes at Nottingham, Symphony of Holiday Homes Tour, Monroe Sorosis Book Club (Est. 1899), Billy Graham Library, opening for Central United Methodist Church’s Christmas Concert, and Jesse Helms Center. […]

Holiday Happenings of Allegro Strings and Dorian Fiddles


Thanks to all who attended CUMC’s annual Christmas Concert with Union Symphony Orchestra, conducted by CUMC Music Director James O’Dell. Allegro Strings and Dorian Fiddles, under the direction of Corinne Chausse, interim director, opened the concert.     Photos by David Brandt

CUMC Festive Choir with Union Symphony Orchestra



Photos of performances at AMG Awards, Shops at Nottingham, and Symphony of Holiday Homes Tour. Upcoming  Schedule Corinne Chausse, interim director 12/5 Luncheon for Book Club 12/6 Billy Graham Library 12/8 CUMC Christmas Concert 12/16 Jesse Helms Nursing Home   TBA Atrium Union Hospital TBA Presbyterian Church TBA Monroe MALL

Fall Happenings of Dorian Fiddles


Union Symphony pays tribute to Beth Joy Fowler (1938–2019), the founding music director of Allegro Strings and Dorian Fiddles, for her esteemed contributions to music education. Beth Joy Fowler was a music teacher of choirs, strings, orchestras, and handbells in several public and private schools. She was also a violinist […]

Tribute to Beth Joy Fowler