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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


Photos by David Brandt Photos of Wingate University Pops on the Quad The weather cooperated while USO, under baton of Deanna Tham, took listeners on a “Journey through Space, Time and Fantasy”. We want to thank all who traveled to hear us and many thanks to the staff of our […]

Photos of Pops on the Quad



Pops On The Quad  Monday, September 2, 2019 “Journey through Space, Time, and Fantasy” Academic Quad Wingate University American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores, James Horner, will have a piece performed from Apollo 13 by USO at Pops On The Quad. Horner collaborated on multiple projects with directors, […]

James Horner


Pops On The Quad Monday, September 2, 2019 “Journey through Space, Time, and Fantasy” Academic Quad Wingate University English composer and conductor of film music, John Barry, will be featured at Pops On The Quad. USO will preform Somewhere in Time. He composed the scores for 11 of the James Bond films between […]

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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 […]

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Speakeasy Returns Saturday, February 9, 2019, 6 PM Speakeasy, the 2019 Valentine’s Gala, will be held at The Bottle Factory Venue on February 9, 2019 at 6 PM. Make Reservations and Register Now We are requesting that you register for the event by texting the keyword USSIGala19 to the number […]

Speakeasy Gala