Christmas Concert


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!



The 25th Anniversary Production of The Nutcracker was an unprecedented thrill for all. The Union County Youth Ballet, with live music by Union Symphony Orchestra, performed the The Nutcracker on December 8–9 at The Batte Center. All six performances were to sold out audiences and received standing ovations. Bonita Simpson, artistic director of Union County Youth Ballet was heralded for her […]

Magical, Dreamy, Fantastical…


CUMC Christmas Concert “Light is dawning: hope, peace and love. Warmth is spreading peace, love and joy.” This past Sunday, under the direction of James O’Dell, Union Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performed the Christmas concert, SMALL, Dancing LIGHT, music by Taylor Scott Davis and text by Terry W. York, published […]

Sounds of the Season



CUMC Christmas Concert Under the direction of James O’Dell, Central United Methodist Church Festival Choir and Union Symphony will perform their annual Christmas concert, Silent Light on Sunday, December 3rd at 5 PM. Overture by Allegro Strings.

JOY in the Making


Holiday Home Tour Friday and Saturday, November 17–18, 2017, 2-7 PM Take a scenic trolley ride around Rolling Hills Drive, Monroe. Hop-On and Hop-Off for a leisurely tour of six distinctive and festively appointed homes. Parking: 1) Rolling Hills swimming pool lot; 2) the lot adjoining 2614 Rolling Hills Drive. […]

Holiday Home Tour This Weekend!



The Nutcracker Union Symphony partnered with the Union County Youth Ballet for their twenty-fourth production of The Nutcracker by Piotr Tchaikovsky. They performed last Friday and Saturday at The Batte Center. Live music was brought to you by the Nutcracker Open golf tournament, thank you to everyone who supported that event. Many thanks to our […]

Photos and Video from The Nutcracker & Advent Service


The Nutcracker Union County Youth Ballet Union Symphony Orchestra December 9 & 10, 7 PM  The Batte Center Wingate University Union Symphony is pleased this season to partner with the Union County Youth Ballet for their twenty-fourth production of The Nutcracker by Piotr Tchaikovsky. Based on the story by E. T. A. Hoffmann and choreographed […]

Tchaikovsky and Sugar Plum Visions