Pops Series


PC: David Brandt   City of Monroe Pops on the Plaza Union Symphony Orchestra Featuring Maria Howell, Noel Freidline and Friends Deanna Tham, music director Main Street Plaza in Downtown Monroe Thank you to all who joined us on Mother’s Day for the City of Monroe Pops on the Plaza. BIG […]

Photos of 2022 Pops on the Plaza


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


Union Symphony Orchestra and Union Symphony Youth Orchestra performed at Main Street Plaza, Monroe on Mother’s Day. This annual outdoor concert was sponsored by the City of Monroe, with additional support by Union County Community Foundation. Thank you to everyone who joined us for this magical evening. Photos by David […]

Photos of Pops on the Plaza



Pops on the Plaza                          Sunday, May 12, 7 PM Main Street Plaza Downtown Monroe Union Symphony Orchestra and Union Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform at Main Street Plaza, 500 N. Main Street, Monroe, NC 28112. This annual outdoor […]

Pops On The Plaza!


Pops on the Quad Monday, September 3, 2018 Wingate University  7 PM Opening by Union Jazz 8 PM Concert Dorian Neuendorf, conductor Free parking Campus Map Get your friends, pack a picnic and join us for this FREE concert at Pops on the Quad! Food trucks onsite. Food trucks onsite include JJ’s Red Hots, East […]

John Williams – Composer Extraordinaire



photos: Jim Black, Land of the Waxhaws Pops on the Plaza, sponsored by City of Monroe was held on Sunday, May 13 at the Main Street Plaza in downtown Monroe. Directed by Dorian Neuendorf, Union Symphony Orchestra and Union Symphony Youth Orchestra performed many pieces including “Slavonic Dance No. 8” and “Peer Gynt […]

Pops on the Plaza Success


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!