About Us

  • 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.
  • 1965 name was changed “Mount Vernon Concert Association”.
  • Concerts continued thru 1980.
  • 1980 to 1990 no concerts.
  • 1990 first season of the renewed “Community Concert Association of Knox County”.
  • 2013-2014 season tickets $50.00 per person if purchased before June 1. $60.00 after June 1.
  • 2013-2014 students FREE if with a ticket holding adult.
  • Free Outreach concerts provided for all schools in county, and home schooled students.
  • Free tickets to schools for students and parents today just like in 1933!