Dennis Contreras


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


Union Jazz took the stage on Saturday, May 18 at John’s Place for a beautiful afternoon of improv jazz. The quartet consisted of Andrew Wright on trumpet, Chris Jones on guitar, Ron Brendle on bass and Brian Burton on drums. Thank you to Mario’s Restaurant/John’s Place for their ongoing support of […]

Photos of Jazz at John’s Place



Jazz at John’s Place Saturday, May 18, 4-7 PM John’s Place 2945 Matthews Weddington Road, Matthews, NC  Union Jazz is back at John’s Place, Matthews on Saturday, May 18, 4-7 PM. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of improv jazz. John’s Place is a cozy, upscale neighborhood bar located right next […]

Jazz at John’s Place


Thanks to all who attended Union Symphony’s Annual Gala – Speakeasy! Vintage 1920’s automobiles held center court on W. Franklin Street. The Bottle Factory Venue overflowed with pearls and feathers, while Union Jazz charmed the crowd with an impressive performance of prohibition-era jazz. Special Thanks To All Our Sponsors Platinum […]

Speakeasy Photos



Bring a basket of food and drinks and join us for Pops on the Plaza. Held on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 6:30 PM, Union Symphony Orchestra and Union Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform at the Main Street Plaza in Downtown Monroe. This annual outdoor concert is sponsored by the […]

POPS this Sunday!


Union Jazz with Dennis Contreras will perform at John’s Place, Matthews on Saturday, April 21, 3–6 PM. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of improv jazz. John’s Place is a cozy, upscale neighborhood bar located right next door to Mario’s Italian Restaurant. Check out the menu.

Jazz at John’s Place, Matthews



Directed by Richard Rosenberg, Coffee and Danish features Franz Schubert’s “Trio in b-flat-minor” from Andante con Moto; Mahler’s final work, his poignant and bittersweet 10th Symphony; and Carl Nielsen’s Symphony No. 5, which artfully juxtaposes cataclysm with tranquility and nobility. Don’t miss this musical treat! April 7, 2018 at 7 […]

Union Symphony Performs


Coronation Mass Wingate University Singers and USO Sunday, March 25, 5 PM Handel, “The King Shall Rejoice” Mozart, Coronation Mass Directed by Dr. Kenney Potter The Batte Center, Wingate University       Coffee and Danish Saturday, April 7, 2018, 7 PM Schubert, Trio in b-flat-minor Nielsen, Symphony No. 5 Mahler, Adagio from Symphony No. 10 […]

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