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Who We Are, What We Do

Our Mission

Florida Pro Musica's mission is to enhance Florida's cultural and educational climate through the presentation of diverse musical performances of vocal, instrumental, chamber and orchestral ensembles.

Short History

Javier and Larry at Dance Project Florida Pro Musica was founded in 1998 by Larry Kent and environmental attorney George F. Gramling III. The creation of FPM was, in large part, due to the need for a professional music ensemble performing varied and diverse repertoire from the Middle Ages to the 20th century and beyond. FPM's first concert was in May 1999, and since that time, the group has performed pieces for the smallest ensembles (instrumental and vocal solos, duets, trios) to large works such as Mozart's Requiem and Handel's Messiah. Historical periods covered include Gregorian Chant from the 10th century, Renaissance and Baroque choral and instrumental masterworks (Palestrina, Byrd, Bach, Handel), the Classical period (Haydn and Mozart), the Romantics (Brahms, Mendelssohn, Bruckner), and the 20th and 21st centuries (Messiaen, Britten, Russo). (Photo by Meshekoff)

Tax-exempt Status

Florida Pro Musica, Inc. is a Florida not-for-profit corporation, and has been designated a 501(c)(3) organization by the United States Internal Revenue Service.