Olbrich Home Holiday Express

Holiday Concert Series

Sundays in December

2 p.m.

Warm up the winter day with festive holiday music during Olbrich's Holiday Concert Series.


$1 suggested donation. Donations are greatly appreciated and help to keep the gardens a free source of education and inspiration for everyone!

December 6 - Capitol Chordsmen

A Cappella Men’s Chorus

The Capitol Chordsmen Chorus is the largest (and growing) A Cappella Men’s Chorus in Madison, Wisconsin. The chorus is comprised of 24 members including former college a cappella singers, musicians, and guys who simply enjoy raising their voices in song. The Capitol Chordsmen sing and compete in the barbershop close-harmony style of singing, but their repetoire also draws from jazz, broadway, and original compositions.


December 13 - Suzuki Strings

Youth Violins

Since 1990, Suzuki Strings of Madison has provided children of all ages quality, comprehensive musical instruction through the violin. By helping to foster a positive environment and working relationship between the teacher, child, and parent, students learn the tools for success and well being that last a life time. Suzuki Strings of Madison offers children of all ages musical instruction on the violin using the Suzuki method. 

December 20 - Madison Brass Band

British Brass Band

The Madison Brass Band is based on the British Brass Band model and use the following instruments: cornets, flugelhorn, alto horns, english baritones, trombones, euphoniums, Eb tubas, Bb tubas, and percussion. The Band plays a variety of music including original compositions, marches, program music, orchestral transcriptions, and contest music. They take pride in their members being both good musicians and good people. Members enjoy playing with each other and experiencing the world of brass band music with our audiences.

December 27 - Fresco Opera Theatre

Opera Made Fresh

Delivering opera to all generations, Fresco creates fresh and accessible versions of operas, new works, themed concerts, scene programs, condensed versions of larger works, and fully staged productions. 


Winter Concerts coming up in February and March!

Also at Olbrich


Member Reception - Chocolate: The Bitter and the Sweet

Cocktails in the Conservatory - November 20

Holiday Express: Flower and Model Train Show

Holiday Concert Series - Sundays in December




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