Pro Musica Announces 2021-22 Season

(Joplin, MO)Pro Musica invites you to join us in Joplin for our 2021-2022 season! This season, we are thrilled to return to live programming and gather together to enjoy the gift of beautiful music as a community.

First up, in December we will present The Opus 76 Quartet in collaboration with the Post Art Library. Opus 76 will perform a morning Bach-a-Bye Baby event with author and narrator Leia Barrett, sharing a new musical take on the tale of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” followed by an afternoon concert of Classical and contemporary quartet favorites.

In February, Pro Musica is excited to collaborate with a variety of Joplin arts and culture partners to present renowned jazz saxophonist Charles McPherson in a week of performance and education events, celebrating the jazzer’s return to his Joplin roots in his program entitled “The Journey Home.”

March brings a visit from the celebrated Morgenstern Trio. This German ensemble will perform a beautiful and exciting program of Romantic and Classical works for piano trio.

Finally, in April the highly-acclaimed Jasper and Jupiter Quartets will join forces to present an evening of glorious music for string octet!


  •  December 4, 2021: The Opus 76 Quartet


  • February 19, 2022: Charles McPherson: The Journey Home
  • March 3, 2022: Morgenstern Trio
  • April 21, 2022: Jasper + Jupiter Quartets

For more details, please visit our website at, and keep up with us on Facebook and Instagram @promusicajoplin.

Pro Musica’s 2021-22 season is made possible by grant funding from federal and state agencies including the National Endowment for the Arts and the Missouri Arts Council; grants from many local and regional organizations including the Kemper Foundation, the Helen S. Boylan Foundation, the Vivian Leon Fund, the Freeman Johnson Trust, the Lemons Charitable Trust, the Joplin Rotary, and more; sponsorship from our loyal business guarantors; and most of all through the generous donations of our Pro Musica patrons and supporters.

Thank you for continuing to support Pro Musica’s mission of sharing the gift of live, world-class music with our community!

About Pro Musica:

Founded in 1981, Pro Musica is the leading presenter of world-class chamber, classical, and jazz music in Joplin, Missouri and the surrounding Four State region.

Pro Musica uplifts “ageless music for all ages” through free tickets to Chamber Series concerts; cornerstone Arts Education Events with Joplin Public Schools, private schools, homeschool networks, and Missouri Southern State University; provides innovative frameworks for experiencing classical chamber music including coffee shop and library-based family concerts; outdoor events; an annual jazz concert; and more.

Pro Musica is supported by the generosity of numerous individuals, business and corporate sponsors, family and private foundations, and the Missouri Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts.


Emlyn Johnson, Interim Executive Director
Pro Musica Joplin

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