The Dowd Center Theatre



    Music Director Deanna Tham talks with Craig Retzlaff, trumpet, about what inspires him to perform Bach this season with the Union Symphony. Union Symphony performs at The Dowd Center Theatre this fifteenth season. Learn more about our fifteenth season.    

2020-2021 Season Highlights Series: Craig Retzlaff and Bach



  A Classical Moment With David Strassberg, Union Symphony By David Brandt David Strassberg, concertmaster, discusses many topics, including his inspiration for music and his role with Union Symphony Orchestra. “I think an orchestra is an integral part [of community]. It should be a very inclusive environment for all people […]

Union Symphony Spotlights Concertmaster David Strassberg


  The Union Symphony League (USL) held a dynamic meeting on a Rolling Hills back patio with nineteen in attendance. Exciting plans for 2020–2021 are in developmental stages.  

USL Backyard Social & Meeting Photos



Rock climbing is my main hobby outside of music. We climb indoors, outdoors, and in all styles. I like it because it’s actually really similar to live performance. It combines problem solving, gracefulness, and intricate self awareness, much like conducting does. Most of all, it requires meticulous rehearsal of a […]

More Photos of Deanna at Play


  Although I live and work in Florida, I spend my summers in Colorado doing a lot of hiking, scrambling, and climbing in the mountains with my boyfriend and the dogs. (Odin is in this picture.) This is Eldorado Canyon, one of our favorite spots. The Union Symphony Board of […]

Summer Greetings From Deanna Tham



Photo David Brandt Alma Latina and a classical ensemble will both perform at The Dowd Center Theatre for a video, produced by Chain Reaction Studios. It will be shared in numerous places, including the Union County Heritage Festival for their virtual event on Saturday, September 19, 2020.       […]

Alma Latina Performs For Video At The Dowd Center Theatre


Photo Nathalie Long Photography The end of summer is perfect for those last summer barbecues. Whether you’re doing a small garden event with friends or just enjoying time with your spouse, children, and dogs, we have a perfect playlist for the perfect evening.  Preparation Music: Upbeat, energizing music for whipping […]

Maestro’s End of Summer Listening List