Vivace Strings


Cool Jazz Tonight! November 17 at 7 PM–11 PM Dennis Contreras & Friends Opening performance by Union Jazz Matt Postle on trumpet, Greg Jarrell on saxophone, and Trevor Cook on vibes The Bottle Factory Venue $5 suggested donation at the door in lieu of cover charge Light snacks provided and cash bar […]

Cool Jazz TONIGHT! And Nutcracker Open PHOTOS!




“A Nod to the Future“ In celebration of its tenth season, the Union Symphony Orchestra performed an important concert Sunday afternoon at The Batte Center at Wingate University. Before the concert began at 4 PM, Vivace Strings—a youth ensemble directed by Adam Rafferty—performed in the rotunda for guests as they […]

Celebrating a Decade


Invitation to the New World Sunday, April 24 at 4 PM Jessica Mathaes, Violin Soloist Violin Concerto in D major, Tchaikovsky New World Symphony, Dvořák Richard Rosenberg, Artistic Director Vivace Strings, directed by Adam Rafferty, will perform in the rotunda prior to the concert. A reception to honor supporting patrons will follow the […]

Union Symphony in Concert



Invitation to the New World Sunday, April 24 at 4 PM Jessica Mathaes, Violin Soloist Violin Concerto in D major, Tchaikovsky New World Symphony, Dvořák Richard Rosenberg, Artistic Director Vivace Strings, directed by Adam Rafferty, will perform in the rotunda prior to the concert. A reception to honor supporting patrons will follow the […]

A Nod to the Future


 Monroe Art Walk Join us for Art Walk where the work of different artists is featured along every stop. There will be music and light refreshments at many of the stops. Parking is available behind the building on Stewart Street and beside the building in public parking (access from Stewart Street). Union Symphony […]

Art Walk, USO Concert, Pops, and More…



Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 4 PM Union Symphony Youth Orchestra Sabrina Howard, Music Director With Prelude Junior String Orchestra Amanda Turner, Music Director And Vivace Strings Ensemble Adam Rafferty, Music Director Overture Performance by Allegro Strings at 3:30 PM Beth Joy Fowler, Music Director For more information and a preview of […]

Upcoming Youth Concert and Palm Sunday Service


Union Symphony welcomes BlackJack to the Up Close & Personal Masquerade Ball. This lovely male black lab wants to win your heart. All the way from Chips Labs in Virginia and AKC registered by top breeder, Cindy Kirkpatrick, BlackJack is valued at $1,300. Minimum bidding starts at $450. BlackJack’s dance card is filling fast! Don’t […]

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