Season Event


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




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


Gloria Sunday, December 8, 2019, 5 PM Central United Methodist Church, Monroe DID YOU KNOW the wonderfully sunny nature of the Gloria, with its distinctive melodies and rhythms, is characteristic of all of Vivaldi’s music, giving it an immediate and universal appeal. Union Symphony Orchestra annually performs a Christmas concert […]

CUMC Presents Gloria!



Friday, April 11, Dorian Fiddles performed for Art Walk, Downtown Monroe. Corinne Chausse, interim director. Performances this season are a tribute in honor of beloved founding director Beth Joy Fowler. Dorian Fiddles rehearses weekly at First Presbyterian Church, Monroe, and performs throughout the community. Details of upcoming holiday performances will […]

Dorian Fiddles – Monroe Art Walk


Photos David Brandt Thanks to all who attended the 2019 opening concert of Union Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Rosenberg, with solo artist Yulia Zhuravleva. Thank you to The Batte Center and Wingate University, our season sponsor. Union Symphony is pleased to have the support of the Braswell […]

Photos of Opening Concert



Photos by David Brandt Photos of Wingate University Pops on the Quad The weather cooperated while USO, under baton of Deanna Tham, took listeners on a “Journey through Space, Time and Fantasy”. We want to thank all who traveled to hear us and many thanks to the staff of our […]

Photos of Pops on the Quad


Pops On The Quad  Monday, September 2, 2019 “Journey through Space, Time, and Fantasy” Academic Quad Wingate University American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores, James Horner, will have a piece performed from Apollo 13 by USO at Pops On The Quad. Horner collaborated on multiple projects with directors, […]

James Horner