Upcoming Events

Below you will find the upcoming public performance schedule for Avec le Bois. The ladies love new visitors in their audience - all are welcome! Private, corporate and sponsored events will not be listed. For more information on how to book the ladies, as well as how to receive updates on their performance schedule and recordings, please see our Contact page.

Yin/Yang: Concord Chamber Orchestra Chamber Music Series
Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:00pm

Once again, ALB is pleased to be included in the Concord Chamber Orchestra's annual Chamber Music Series. Set in the beautiful North Shore Congregational Church, the ladies will entertain with a performance of Anatol Liadov's Russian Folk Dances. The quintet will be joined by several other accomplished area chamber groups.

North Shore Congregational Church

St. Casimir Concert Series
Avec le Bois Winter Recital
Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

The ladies are proud to be performing their annual recital, again as part of the St. Casimir Concert Series. This year, the repertoire will be widely-known and popular quintet pieces by Nielsen and Barber. Monetary donations can be made to support the amazing programming put on each year by St. Casimir. Come see ALB in action, and stay for some sweet treats and talk with the ladies after - no RSVP or tickets needed!

St. Casimir Church

People Power: Chamber Music Through the Concord Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

This sampling of a wide variety of chamber music is a fan-favorite event. The ladies will be performing a selection from their upcoming recital in February. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Concord Chamber Orchestra's page. 

Anthology: A Chamber Music Sampler
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

Come beat the winter blues with some wonderful chamber music performed by Avec le Bois and other Concord Chamber Orchestra musicians. This performance will feature a wide variety of musical genres and ensembles. Tickets can be purchased in advance and at the door. For more information, and to purchase advance tickets, please see the Concord Chamber Orchestra website. http://www.concordorchestra.org/all-concerts.html

North Shore Congregational Church

Musical Mondays Concert Series
at Lake Park
Monday, July 11, 2016 from 6:30-8:00pm

We are honored to kick off the 2016 Musical Mondays Concert Series. This annual series is put on through the Lake Park Friends Association. Come out and enjoy beautiful weather, beautiful scenery at Lake Park, and of course the beautiful repertoire of Avec le Bois! You can learn more by going to http://lakeparkfriends.org/event/avec-le-bois/.

Lake Park

St. Casimir Concert Series

Avec le Bois Fall Recital
Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 4:00pm

Please join the ladies of Avec le Bois for a concert celebrating the works of renowned and timeless French artists! Come and savor the joie de vivre with the femmes fatales of ALB! There will be a reception, so be sure to stay for a baguette or croissant!

Saint Casimir Roman Catholic Church

St. Casimir Concert Series

Avec le Bois Recital
Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 4:00pm

The ladies are excited to be featured again as part of the St. Casimir Concert Series. This hour-long recital is free to the public and will feature diverse quintet repertoire by Taffanel, Ligeti and Faure - not to be missed! Beautiful music in a classic Milwaukee landmark is a perfect way to cure the winter blues!

St. Casimir Church


Performance Through the Concord Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, January 26, 2015 at 1:30pm

Once again, the ladies will be featured as part of the Concord Chamber Orchestra's annual small group chamber concert. They will be featured among other small group performances. Tickets are $10, and the performance will be at Nicolet High School. You can click this link to see more information on this performance.

Nicolet High School

Holiday Performances at Mayfair Mall

Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 3:30pm until 5:30pm
Saturday, December 13th, 2014 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm
Come out to Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa in November and December to hear the ladies play your holiday favorites while getting a little shopping done! This free, public performance will take place outside the food court on the second floor. Come out and get in the holiday spirit!

Mayfair Mall

Avec le Bois Recital
Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 1:00pm

The ladies will be giving a FREE public recital at St. Casimir in Riverwest on Saturday, June 21st. This is a great opportunity to come out and hear the ladies play! Selected repertoire by Barthe, Milhaud and Liadov will be played, along with beautiful Organ interludes provided by St. Casimir Organist Gary Wood. There will be a small reception after, where you can meet the ladies, enjoy some snacks and revel in the beautiful church architecture.

Saint Casimir Roman Catholic Church

Performance at the Sugar Maple
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 8:00pm
Come out for a craft beer and the sounds of Avec le Bois! The ladies will be providing musical entertainment at the Sugar Maple in Bay View from 8-9:30pm. No cover charge - just come, have a drink and listen to some amazing music. You can learn more about the Sugar Maple here.

Sugar Maple

Jokers Wild: A Collection of Chamber Music
Performance through the Concord Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 1:30pm

The ladies are being featured in a special performance by the Concord Chamber Orchestra. This concert will feature a variety of different and unique chamber music ensembles - not to be missed! This concert is free for Concord Chamber Orchestra season ticket holders, and is $10 for regular adult/$5 for student attendees. Click here to see more and to buy advance tickets!

Nicolet High School

Holiday Ambiance at Mayfair Mall
Sunday, November 17th, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Come on out to Mayfair Mall and get an early jump on your holiday shopping! The ladies of ALB will be providing festive musical entertainment on the second level court of the mall from 11am to 12pm. Get in the holiday spirit AND get done with your shopping early - Start the season off right!

Check out the line up of other great groups playing this season at Mayfair Mall on their website.

Mayfair Mall

Lake Country Arts Festival
Sunday, July 13th, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Please join the ladies at the Lake Country Arts Festival where they will be providing their unique brand of musical entertainment. Located on the beautiful Lake Nagawicka, visitors can enjoy the ethereal sounds of Avec le Bois, as well as enjoy delicious local food and beverage, peruse through the vendors and craft displays and enjoy a beautiful day in the Wisconsin outdoors. You can learn more about this great event by visiting their website.

Admission is free. Food, beverage and shopping is optional, as are tips for your favorite woodwind quintet!

Lake Nagawicka - Naga-waukee Park

Pre-Goundbreaking Event for Ronald McDonald House
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

The ladies will be providing musical entertainment for an intimate event in celebration of renovation groundbreaking for Ronald McDonald House of Milwaukee.

Ronald McDonald House

An Evening with John McGivern at St. Joan Antida
Saturday, January 26th, 2013 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.,  McGivern performance from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Avec le Bois will be providing reception and pre-event entertainment for "An Evening With John McGivern", held by St. Joan Antida High School. The ladies will perform from 5:30-7:00 p.m., and the performance by John McGivern will begin at 7:00 p.m. This fundraising event will help support the students at St. Joan Antida High School. All are welcome to attend; tickets range from $30-$50 and can be purchased by visiting their website, or calling (414) 272-8423 x208.

St. Joan Antida High School

Pre-Show Music at First Stage Theatre
Saturday, December 8th, 2012: 12:15-12:45 p.m. , 2:45-3:15 p.m.
Come out to the Todd Wehr Theatre at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts to hear Avec le Bois playing your favorite Christmas tunes! The ladies will be entertaining crowds before the two afternoon showings of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer". Tickets range in price, and can be purchased through First Stage's website, or at the door.

Todd Wehr Theater

Friends of Mount Olive Auction
Friday, November 2nd, 2012 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
You are welcome to hear the ladies perform at the Mount Olive Silent Auction Fundraiser to benefit their Olive Branch Program. This silent auction features many desirable auction items for purchase, along with hors d'oeuvres and, of course, fabulous music provided by Avec le Bois. This event will be held at the Wauwatosa Women's Club and is free to attend.
For more information, click here and check out  the "Silent Auction" tab of the Mount Olive website

Wauwatosa Women's Club

Red Leaf ARTober Fest
Saturday, October 6th, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

The ladies will be performing at the Charles Allis Art Museum as part of their Red Leaf ARTober Fest. In addition to fabulous music, the fest features many arts and crafts exhibitors, museum tours, food from Mader's Restaurant and a sampling of Oktoberfest brews in the patio beer garden. Admission is only $3.

For more information about Red Leaf ARTober Fest, click the link below:

Charles Allis Decorative Art Museum

Avec le Bois Recital

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

Come join the ladies of Avec le Bois for their first recital! Featuring works by Beethoven, LeFebvre, Malcolm Arnold and "traditional melodies." Reception to follow. This recital is open to the public, and includes complimentary air conditioning for all in attendance.

United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay