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.

Handel Aria Competition

Applications for the competition and information on the June 2017 concert are available at the Handel Aria Competition website.

The Handel Aria Competition was established in 2013 by Dean and Carol “Orange” Schroeder, enthusiasts of the vocal repertoire of George Frideric Handel. The purpose of the competition is to encourage emerging singers of all voice types to explore the repertoire of Handel.

The final round of the 2017 Competition will take place on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 7:30 pm in Mills Concert Hall at the UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music. Tickets are $15, cash only and available at the door.

For more information please visit the Handel Aria Competition website or contact