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Where classical music meets college basketball insanity!

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Wednesday, March 6 | 7:30PM

The Pour House Music Hall
224 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601


Music Madness and The COT are supported by The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, and NC Arts Council's Spark the Arts Initiative

Thursday, March 7 | 7:30PM

Motorco Music Hall
723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701

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Round 1

The 8 musical selections are paired off, thirty-second excerpts of each selection are performed, the audiences votes, 4 selections move to the next round.

Round 2

Two-minute excerpts of 4 remaining selections are performed, the audience votes, 2 selections move on to the final round.

The Finals

The (2) final selections are performed in their entirety, the audience votes, a winner is declared.

The 8 musical selections are all by living composers, and have been chosen out of over 120 submissions from around the world. The winning composer of Music Madness receives a $1,000 cash prize. 

The selections will be performed by The COT's Durham Fellowship Quartet.

All proceeds raised from this event will benefit The COT's 2023-24 nonprofit partner, Habitat for Humanity of Durham.

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