Season


Union Symphony Orchestra
Richard Rosenberg, Artistic Director


2016–2017 Concert Season

2015-05-Pops in Park-4661Mini-Concerts in Downtown Monroe
October 1st, 2016 at 7 PM
Two outdoor concerts on Main Street
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5
Bach, Concerto No. 2 in F, “Brandenburg”
Richard Rosenberg, artistic director and conductor
*General admission $10

 

 

 

Richard RosenbergMozart!
October 23, 2016 at 6 PM
Sardis Baptist Church, Indian Trail
Mozart, Arias for Soprano and Orchestra
Meagan Sill, soprano
C.P.E. Bach, Symphony No. I in G
Free Admission (good will offering)

 

 

invitationtothenewworldHansel and Gretel
Friday–Saturday, November 4–5, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Opera at The Batte Center, Wingate University
Dr. Jessie Wright Martin, director
Dr. Kenney Potter, conductor
*Reserved seating $15

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender (1)CUMC Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 5 PM
Central United Methodist Church, Monroe
Union Symphony with Festival Choir
James O’Dell, director
Free admission

 

 

 

 


USOInvitation
Sonic Vista
Saturday, April 29, 2016 at 7 PM
The Batte Center, Wingate University
Mehul’s Overture to “La Chasse de Jeune Henri”
Brahms, Symphony No. 1 in C minor
Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute
Richard Rosenberg, artistic director and conductor
Admission $28–18

 

 

Coming soon
Pops series and complete season for Union Symphony Youth Orchestra


Take a look at past events from this concert season

PAST & FUTURE PRESENT Celebrating a Decade 2006–2016

Concertmaster, Yulia ZhuravlevaNew Classics/Old Friends
Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 4 PM
Union Symphony Orchestra
With Wingate University Singers
Requiem Mass in D Minor
Dr. Kenney Potter, Choral Director
Richard Rosenberg, Artistic Director
Overture performance by Union Symphony Youth Orchestra
The Batte Center at Wingate University

 

 


Jazz NightJazz Night
Saturday, October 10, 2015 7–11 PM
A casual evening with Union Symphony
featuring music by Union Jazz Director Dennis Contreras & Friends
Opening performance by Union Jazz
cash bar/concessions
The Bottle Factory Venue, Downtown Monroe

 

 

 

 

 



hms pinaforeH.M.S Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan
Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Union Symphony Orchestra
Dr. Jessie Wright Martin, Music Director
Dr. Kenney Potter, conductor
The Batte Center at Wingate University

 

 

 

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Central United Methodist Holiday Service

Winter Songs
Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 5 PM
Union Symphony Brass & Percussion
With CUMC Festival Choir
James O’Dell, Music Director
Central United Methodist Church, Monroe

 


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Jazz Night
Friday, January 15, 2016
Party at The Bottle Factory Venue
Live jazz features a jazz vocalist, Wendy Ruocco
With Dennis Contreras & Friends
Cash bar and light fare by The Stone Table

 

 

 


Up Close & Personal Gala with Union County Youth Ballet

Up Close & Personal
Masquerade Ball
Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 6 PM
Music by Union Symphony
Duet for Marimba and Vibes
David Markgraf and Duane Schroeder
With Union County Youth Ballet
Bonita Simpson, Ballet Director
Rolling Hills Country Club

 

 


Violin Soloist, Jessica Mathaes

Invitation to the New World
Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 4 PM
Union Symphony Orchestra
Jessica Mathaes, Violin Soloist
Violin Concerto in D major, Tchaikovsy
New World Symphony, Dvořák
Richard Rosenberg, Artistic Director
The Batte Center at Wingate University
*Admission $28–18

 

 

 

 


DennisContrerasAndFriendsJazz Night
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7–11 PM
Music by Dennis Contreras & Friends
Opening performance by Union Jazz
$5 suggested donation
Free Admission
The Bottle Factory Venue, Downtown Monroe

Sponsored by City of Monroe.

 

 


Pops on the PlazaPops on the Plaza
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Union Symphony Orchestra
Richard Rosenberg, Artistic Director
Union Symphony Youth Orchestra
Sabrina Howard, USYO Music Director
Overture performance by Prelude Junior String Orchestra
Amanda Turner, Prelude Music Director
The Plaza of Downtown Monroe
Sponsored by City of Monroe
FREE Admission • Lawn seating and picnics welcome


 

Wingate PopsOutdoor Pops at Wingate University
June 20th, 2016
Union Symphony Orchestra
Union Symphony Orchestra
Richard Rosenberg, Artistic Director
Union Symphony Youth Orchestra
Sabrina Howard, USYO Music Director
Sponsored by Wingate University
FREE Admission • Lawn seating and picnics welcome

 

 


*Season Event/NC Sales tax will be added

Union Symphony Youth Orchestra concert tickets are free for season subscribers.
See our Union Symphony Youth Orchestra concert season.

This project is supported by the Union County Community Arts Council and the Grassroots program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency.

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