st joseph symphony concert

April 12, 2024–The St. Joseph Symphony presents The Future’s So Bright, a musical performance featuring two Missouri Western State University students,  at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Missouri Theater, 717 Edmond Street in St. Joseph.

Student performers include aria and concerto contest winners Sara Poet, senior music major from St. Joseph, and David Welter, junior music major from St. Joseph. 

Sara Poet, soprano, will sing, “Sorry Her Lot Who Loves Too Well” from HMS Pinafore. David Welter, trombone, will play “Concerto for Trombone,” by Rimsky-Korsakov. 

The symphony will conclude the concert with “The Ukrainian,” Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2.

Public social time will follow the concert at Felix Street Gourmet, located at 8th and Felix.

Ticket prices range from $17-45, with students receiving half-price tickets. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through the St. Joseph Symphony website at

News release written by Patty Lashbrook, sophomore convergent journalism and public relations major.