University of Wisconsin–Madison
Two participants play early music instruments during a workshop at MEMF 2015

Workshop Schedule

Please note: This page contains information on the 2018 Madison Early Music Festival (MEMF). Details on MEMF 2019 will be shared as they become available.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

12:00 – 2:00 pm Participant Registration
1:00 – 1:30 pm Faculty Meeting
2:00 – 3:00 pm Participant Orientation and week preview lecture
3:15 – 5:00 pm All-Festival Rehearsal
6:30 pm Pre-Concert Lecture
7:30 pm Opening Concert and Welcome Reception

Sunday, July 8 – Thursday, July 12, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 am Technique Classes
10:15 – 11:15 am Technique Classes
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Beginning Classes, Dance for All
12:15 pm – 1:30pm Lunch break
1:30 – 3:00 pm Small Ensembles
3:15 – 5:00 pm All-Festival Rehearsal
5:00 – 6:00 pm All-Festival Soloist Auditions (Monday)
6:30 pm Pre-Concert Lecture (Sunday, Tuesday)
7:30 pm Concert (Sunday, Tuesday)
Dance Event (Thursday)

Friday, July 13, 2018

9:00 – 9:30 am Early Morning Classes
9:45 -10:15 am Mid-Morning Classes
10:30 – 11:30 am Small Ensemble Classes
11:30am – 1:00 pm Lunch break
1:00 – 3:00 pm Participant Concert
3:15 – 5:00 pm All-Festival Rehearsal
6:30 pm Pre-Concert Lecture
7:30 pm Concert

Saturday, July 14, 2018

10:00 am – 12:00 pm All-Festival Concert Dress Rehearsal
2:00 – 3:00 pm Advanced Loud Band Intensive Concert
6:30 pm Pre-Concert Lecture
7:30 pm All-Festival Concert & Closing Celebration