Lake Norman Orchestra

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News and Upcoming Events

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Spring concerts are:

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Williamson Chapel Church

575 Brawley School Rd, Mooresville,NC

Ticket information:
Adults $15
Children under 5 FREE

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 4-6PM

Daveste Vineyards

155 Lytton Farm Rd, Troutman, NC

Ticket information coming

Encore performance! Scenes of the Nutcracker

Sunday January 12, 2014 at 3:00 P.M.

Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 North Main Street Mooresville, NC 28115
With Special Guests the CSD High School Dancers
$10 minimum donation

The Spirit of Christmas

A Dinner and Concert GALA Event!


Saturday December 14, 2013

Charles Mack Citizen Center

215 North Main Street Mooresville NC 28115

Dinner will start at 6:00pm and will end at 7:00pm
Concert will begin at 7:00pm

Advanced tickets for the Dinner and Concert need to be purchased using the PayPal link below. Ticket prices are: Adults $20 Children $15

Dinner is presented by Addamo Catering. The delicious menu is:

  • Chicken Sorrento: Tender skinless, boneless chicken breast filet sauteed in a lemon-butter-white wine sauce, topped with imported smoked ham and melted buffalo mozzarella cheese.
  • Rice Pilaf: Tender steamed rice pilaf including assorted chopped vegetables.
  • Ensalata Mona Lisa: Mixed field greens tossed with mandarin orange segments and a sweetened balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
  • Assorted rolls & butter

A Wine Bar (cash only-NO credit cards) will also be available hosted by Daveste Vineyards - a proud LKNO sponsor!

Tickets MUST be purchased before December 1, 2013.

Dinner Tickets are sold out.

Celebrating the American Spirit

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Saturday September 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Williamson's Chapel United Methodist Church


$10 for Adults

$5 for students

5 & under FREE

All uniformed First Responders and Military Personnel with ID are FREE

Spring in the Vineyard

Come join us at Daveste Vineyard for fantastic music, great food, and wonderful wine!

RAIN DELAY - Rescheduled for Sunday May 12, 2013 at 4pm

Saturday May 11, 2013 at 4pm.

Admission into the vineyard is cash at the gate:
For 21 and older, $10, includes one glass of wine with a souvenir glass
For 16 - 20, $5
For 15 and under, FREE

Dinner is being catered by Addamo Catering. Dinner tickets need to be purchased in advance through the PayPal link below for $10. 50% of the proceeds are being donated to LKNO. Dinner includes:
Pork roast slices with rosemary demi-glaze sauce
Roasted red potato / onion slices
Cooked buttered carrots
Whole grain roll

Yummy....are you hungry yet??? Purchase your dinner tickets NOW!
Dinner tickets are no longer available. If you have any questions, please email We look forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Concerto "La Primavera"

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Come listen to the history of music! There will be singing and dancing...literally, with our special guests:

The Community School of Davidson Belle Voix Choir
The Community School of Davidson Middle School and Faculty Dancers

April 20, 2013 @ 7pm Mooresville High School

Tickets are $10 per person

10th Anniversary Holiday Concerts


Saturday, December 8, 2012

7 P.M.
Mooresville High School

Sunday, December 9, 2012

4 P.M.
Huntersville United Methodist Church

Special Guests:

Vocalist - Stephanie Foley Davis
Central Ringers from Central United Methodist Church

Special Guest:

Vocalist - Stephanie Foley Davis
Central Ringers from Central United Methodist Church

Sponsored by:

Iredell Arts Council
The North Carolina Arts Council

Ticket Prices:

General Admisssion $5
Children 5 and under FREE

Ticket Prices:

Donation Only

Mars - The Next Frontier

external image mars.jpg?w=380&h=288&as=1October 6, 2012 at 7 pm at the Charles Mack Citizen Center

A presentation of "Mars" from The Planets. With special guests:

- Anne Marie Samuel: Viola
- Deborah Wyatt: Clarinet

Ticket Information:

General Admisssion $10
Students $5
Children 5 and under FREE!

July 4th Celebration

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 4pm to 10pm

Festivities will begin at 4pm at the Lowes YMCA in Mooresville. The orchestra will start at 7pm with Fireworks at 930 pm. Please bring chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. Enjoy all the festivities going on around the YMCA and enjoy the fireworks!!!!

Spring into the Classics

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Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 3pm.

Charles Mack Citizen's Center in downtown Mooresville.

Adults $10 Students $5
Advance purchase is available with the PayPal link below

Tickets no longer available

A Taste of Spring

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Mark you calendars for April 28, 2012 at 4:00 pm.

(Rain date of May 12, 2012).

Come join the outdoor festivities at Daveste Vineyardsfor dinner, wine, and music. Dinner is being hosted by Outback Steakhouse of Statesville.

Tickets for admission to the vineyard are purchased the day of event at Daveste Vineyards.

Tickets for the dinner can be purchased in advance with the PayPal link below.

Event ticket information:
Admission to the vineyard:
21 and over, $10 admission and a glass of wine
16 to 20, $5 admission only
15 and under, free admission

Dinner $10 per person...dinner includes:
Teryaki Filet Medallions with peppers and onions (Kabob Style)
Served over a bed of rice with Outbacks signature chopped salad

Due to popular demand....dinner has been sold out!!!!! 100% of the proceeds from the dinner tickets go to the fundraising efforts for the orchetra's trip to Austria in August. Thank you for your continued support of music and arts in the Lake Norman area!
(March 9, 2012, updated March 14, 2012, updated April 22, 2012, updated April 26, 2012)
Holiday Concerts
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Saturday, December 10, 20113pm - Shearer Hall on Mitchell Community College Statesville Campus
Address: 500 West Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677
Sponsored by:
Iredell Arts Council
Mitchell Community College
Sunday, December 11, 20113pm - Mooresville High School Auditorium
Address: 659 E. Center Avenue, Mooresville, NC 28115
Community School of Davidson Choir "Belle Voix"
Central United Methodist Churches "Central Ringers" Handbell Choir
Broad Street United Methodist Churces "The Master's Ringers" Handbell Choir
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December 11, 2011 ~ Mooresville Ticket Information:
Adults $10
Students $5
Children 5 & under FREE
Advance Purchase through PayPal link
For Group Tickets, please email - LKNO for group rate and information.
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Both concerts are to support fundraising efforts for the Lake Norman Orchestra's trip to Austria in 2012.
Come support your orchestra on their whirlwind tour of Austria!!!!!
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Harvest Serenade

Davesté Vineyards Wine and Music Event. The event is from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2011. Bring a lawnchair as the event will be outdoors.

$15 cash at the gate (Ages 21 and up), ticket includes one glass of wine in a souvenir glass and a donation to the Lake Norman Orchestra's fundraising efforts. $10 (Ages 16-20), ticket includes entertainment and donation only. Free Admission (Ages 15 and ticket issued).
Click herefor more information about the entire event. (September 1, 2011)

2011 Charlotte Rosary (Marian) Congress Concert

We are honored to have been invited to perform at a concert at the opening of the 2011 Charlotte Rosary Congress being hosted by St. Joseph's Catholic Church. This two-day event is being held at the Cabarrus Arena in Concord. The concert will be at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30. Click here for more information about the entire event. (August 22, 2011)

July 3 Summer Celebration

The Lowe's YMCA is once again hosting a wonderful free event for families on Sunday, July 3 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. The orchestra will be performing a variety of pieces celebrating our country at 7:00 p.m. At 8:45, we'll be joined by a community choir for our final two patriotic pieces. Click here for more information. (June 20, 2011)

An Evening at Davesté Vineyards

On Saturday, May 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Lake Norman Orchestra will perform at Davesté Vineyards in Troutman. The admission fee of $10 per adult will be payable at the gate; children are free. The evening will include music, wine tasting, and a complimentary wine glass. (May 3, 2011)

Sunday, April 10

Lake Norman Orchestra presents “A Springtime Bouquet," with musical selections from well-known composers such as Wagner, Sibelius, Strauss and Leonard Bernstein. The concert will be Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in downtown Mooresville. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students. (April 12, 2011)
Photograph by Derek Ramsey (Pansy Viola Tricolor)

Holiday Concerts

The Lake Norman Orchestra is pleased to announce that we will be spreading holiday cheer at TWO concerts this year. We will continue our tradition of performing at Mooresville High School at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 11. In addition, the Iredell Arts Council has invited us to play a holiday concert at Shearer Hall at Mitchell Community College in Statesville on December 18. Tickets will be available at the door and on this site in the near future. (November 10, 2010)

An Evening with the Romantics

Roses courtesy of Carolina Inostroza
The Lake Norman Orchestra will perform at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, at the Mac Gray Auditorium at Statesville High School. The program will feature pieces from the Classical and Romantic periods, including the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and the prelude of Wagner's Die Meistersinger. We'll also play more recent pieces with a romantic feel such as "Memory" from the musical Cats and "An American Rhapsody" by Richard Meyer. (August 17, 2010)

Percussionists needed

The Lake Norman Orchestra is seeking percussionists. Our repertoire ranges from classical to movie medleys to big band medleys. Our next rehearsal is Monday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m. at Peninsula Baptist Church in Mooresville. Feel free to visit and/or contact our Membership Coordinator if you have questions. (July 19, 2010)

Going Classical!

Our outdoor concerts typically include music from the movies, Broadway, and other popular sources. For our September 18 concert at the Mac Gray Auditorium at Statesville High School we are working on several classical pieces: Beethoven, Wagner, etc. Make plans to come hear something different! Tickets will be available to purchase here soon or at the door. (July 13, 2010)

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