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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!






    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


  A Classical Moment With David Strassberg, Union Symphony By David Brandt David Strassberg, concertmaster, discusses many topics, including his inspiration for music and his role with Union Symphony Orchestra. “I think an orchestra is an integral part [of community]. It should be a very inclusive environment for all people […]

Union Symphony Spotlights Concertmaster David Strassberg



Rock climbing is my main hobby outside of music. We climb indoors, outdoors, and in all styles. I like it because it’s actually really similar to live performance. It combines problem solving, gracefulness, and intricate self awareness, much like conducting does. Most of all, it requires meticulous rehearsal of a […]

More Photos of Deanna at Play


  Although I live and work in Florida, I spend my summers in Colorado doing a lot of hiking, scrambling, and climbing in the mountains with my boyfriend and the dogs. (Odin is in this picture.) This is Eldorado Canyon, one of our favorite spots. The Union Symphony Board of […]

Summer Greetings From Deanna Tham