Festival Choir of Madison

Celebrating the power of music for over 45 years!

Interested in exploring the music of the world with us? Click here for information on auditioning.

Festival Choir of Madison is an auditioned mixed-voice choir of 50 experienced singers who come from all walks of life to make music together. We pride ourselves on our exquisitely crafted performances. Each is a musical journey binding audience and musicians together in a memorable experience.

This season is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and The National Endowment for the Arts.

Festival Choir is grateful for support from…

American Family Insurance

First United Methodist Church

The Pleasant Rowland Foundation

Audition for Festival Choir of Madison!

We’d love to have you explore the music of the world with us! See below for season details.

To schedule an audition, please send an email to our artistic director. We'll be holding our next round of auditions on Aug 3, 2019 or by appointment.  We rehearse Monday evenings from 7:00 to 9:30.

This season

SONGS OF FATE

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2019,

BRAHMS "Gesang der Parzen" and "Schicksalslied,"

VERDI "Stabat Mater" and BORODIN "Polovtsian Dances," featuring the Romanian pianist Samir Golescu.

Conductor: Sergei Pavlov

LUTHER MEMORIAL CHURCH, 8 PM

HANDEL'S MESSIAH With Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019

Conductor: Andrew Sewell

BLACKHAWK CHURCH, 7 PM

NER TAMID: ETERNAL FLAME

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2020

Celebrating the Jewish Spirit

Choral music inspired by the Yiddish folklore, Klezmer traditions, songs of diaspora, and themes related to the suffering of the Jewish people during the Holocaust.

Conductor: Sergei Pavlov

FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY, 8 PM

REQUIEM by W.A.MOZART With Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra,

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2020

Conductor: Sergei Pavlov

UW HAMEL MUSIC CENTER, 8 PM