2nd Place Winners – City of Monroe/Pete Hovanec PC: David Brandt CONGRATULATIONS! 1st Place – Tramar Perry Crooke Josh Wilson Kole VonEgidy Steven Davis 2nd Place – City of Monroe Matt Brooks Pete Hovanec Brian Gilliard Matt Zurrick 3rd Place – Dunn and Welborne Mark Dunn Cindy Dunn Dustin Welborne […]

City of Monroe Takes Second Place in Nutcracker Open Golf ...


Photos by David Brandt Union Jazz Saturday, February 27 7:30 PM A performance of Union Jazz, under the direction of Dennis Contreras, was shared virtually with our subscribers. Hope you joined us for this improv performance, which included original tunes as well as time-honored favorites. This performance was filmed by […]

Union Jazz Performs For 15th Season



Music Mondays at Dandelion & Friends Join us for Music Mondays at Dandelion & Friends Mercantile Downtown Monroe, 105 S Hayne St. dandfmercantile@gmail.com Hours Monday 11:30-6:30 Tuesday – Friday 8:30 – 6:30 Saturday 9-5 Sunday Closed Fresh baguettes, pastries, gluten free items, coffee, local produce, grab-and-go and more!  Fare of […]

Music Mondays!


  By David Brandt Union Symphony Holiday Greetings Video by Union Symphony A Christmas greeting by board members of Union Symphony filmed in the gallery of The Dowd Center Theatre beside the Dowd Piano which is dedicated in memory of Mr. Frank Dowd, Jr.      

Holiday Greetings Video by Union Symphony



  Music Director Deanna Tham talks to Concertmaster, David Strassberg, about the wonderful string effects in Jessie Montgomery’s Starburst! Union Symphony performs at The Dowd Center Theatre this fifteenth season. Learn more about David Strassberg. Learn more about our fifteenth season.    

2020-2021 Season Highlights Series: David Strassberg and Montgomery


CONGRATULATIONS! 1st Place – Tramar Perry Crooke Josh Wilson Kole VonEgidy Steven Davis 2nd Place – City of Monroe Matt Brooks Pete Hovanec Brian Gilliard Matt Zurrick 3rd Place – Dunn and Welborne Mark Dunn Cindy Dunn Dustin Welborne Collin Welborne BIG thank you to all our participating teams, volunteers […]

Congrats, Winners of Nutcracker Open Golf Tournament!



“A future of shared moments and smiles, of sweet sounds and melodies, of appreciation and laughter. These are the good things. And in all of those moments, think about the greater good you are doing.” — Brian McMaster, Hendrick Automotive Group What is OUR Legacy? Expanding our horizons. MusicSpeak this […]

The MUSICSPEAK Challenge


    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