Friday Noon Musicales at First Unitarian Society

900 University Bay Dr
Madison, WI 53705

The Friday Noon Musicales is First Unitarian Society of Madison’s distinguished artist recital series. Since 1971, FUS has offered this free noon-hour recital series as a gift to the community. The music performed is mostly classical, but folk, jazz, and musical theatre styles are presented on occasion.


  • No ticket is required—Free and open to the public.
  • Enjoy complimentary coffee and tea.
  • Buses are welcome to drop off in our parking lot.
  • Our facilities are handicap accessible.


Join us most Fridays from 12 – 12:45 pm in the Atrium Auditorium.
Come experience some of the finest musicians in the Midwest in the architecturally significant spaces at FUS.


March 18

Lawrence Quinnett, piano. In partnership with Madison’s Bach Around the Clock, this recital will feature their special guest artist who will play two Bach partitas. (Extended program, 12 pm – 1 pm)

March 25

Linda Warren, organ, piano, and harp. An all-Bach to celebrate the composer’s birthday week.

April 1

Josh Biere, tuba and Vincent Fuh, piano. Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Cello and Piano.

April 8

In partnership with Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Music-Makers program, today’s Musicale will feature some of their distinguished teaching staff. Repertoire will include Beethoven and John Adams.


April 15

Helen Avakian & Dave Irwin. International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion and award-winning songwriter Helen Avakian and partner Dave Irwin will perform a wide variety of folk styles.

April 22

Jory Vinikour, harpsichord. The 2022 Mark Rosa Harpsichord Recital in conjunction with the Madison Early Music Festival. A program of Bull, Byrd, Bach, Scarlatti, Rameau, and Royer. (Extended program, 12 pm – 1 pm)

April 29

Linda Warren, harp

May 6

Rebecca Kite, marimba.


May 13

Camerata String Quartet


May 20
Four Seasons Theatre presents Broadway favorites