Community Concerts first started in Mt. Vernon 1919 and was called “Community Music Club” and for 25 years brought many artists to our community.
In 1933-34 season tickets were $1.00 for 3 concerts.
Each year the club provided tickets for school children.
The recipients were winners in contest conducted by the Music supervisors.
1936-37 season tickets up to $2.50, and 1941 $3.00
No concerts during the war.For the 1946-47 season the “club” became Community Concert Association, and continued thru 1965.
In 1965 the name was changed “Mt. Vernon Concert Association”Concert continued 1965 thru 1980.1980-1990 no concerts.
1990 first season of the renewed “Community Concert Association of Knox County”.
2007-2008 season tickets sold, 900.
Season tickets $50.00 per person if purchased before June 1. $60.00 after June 1.
Students FREE if with an adult.
Outreach concerts provided for all schools in county.
Free tickets to schools for students today just like in 1933!