Please note: The below information pertains to the 2017 Madison Early Music Festival. Feel free to browse these sections in order to learn more about our annual week-long program.

Information on the 2018 Madison Early Music Festival will be added as it becomes available.

General Information

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Location - The Madison Early Music Festival takes place at the UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music, with performances in Mills Concert Hall in the Mosse Humanities Building at 455 N. Park Street.

Transportation - Madison is served by the Dane County Regional Airport and most major airlines. By car, Madison is approximately 70 minutes from Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport and 2-1/2 hours from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Badger Bus provides service from the Milwaukee airport and Van Galder/Coach USA provides service from Chicago. Both buses stop on the UW- Madison campus.

Workshop Registration Fees - Registration has now closed. Early-bird registration fee for the eight-day workshop (including all concerts and social events) is $550 ($575 after June 15, 2017). Full-time college students (18 years and older) may register for the workshop at a discounted registration fee of $250. 

Housing - Once you've registered, you can sign up for housing through the University of Wisconsin-Madison Housing website. Campus housing is available in Ogg Hall, a newly renovated dormitory facility one block from the workshop site. Single rooms are approximately $60 per person per night and double rooms are approximately $40 per person per night (includes breakfast).

Parking - A campus parking permit ($12/day) may be purchased after you register for the workshop. Download the application form here and make sure to indicate the date range you need before mailing it in with payment.

Accommodations: If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us in advance. Requests are confidential. This program is offered by UW-Madison's McBurney Disability Resource Center.

Work-Study Opportunities - MEMF offers a limited number of work-study opportunities for college students in exchange for a further-reduced registration fee. Thank you for your interest, but the application window for Work-Study opportunities at MEMF 2017 has now closed.