The Madison New Music Festival celebrates classical music written in our lifetimes, with a spotlight on Wisconsin performers and composers.

4th Annual Festival: Friday, August 9 - Sunday, August 11, 2019!


Since 2016, the Madison New Music Festival has served hundreds of Madisonians with exciting, fresh new music of the last 50 years. We have featured over 60 musicians, more than 10 Wisconsin premieres, and three world-premieres.

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The Madison New Music Festival enriches the Madison community and cultural scene by supporting the creation and performance of contemporary music in Wisconsin. With accessible performances, educational opportunities and collaborations, we seek to highlight underrepresented voices and promote cross-cultural exchange.