2016 Participants

Duo Caprice Premiere

2016 fresh inc alum Emma Schmiedecke, cello, and her ensemble Duo Caprice will be giving the world premiere of “To Begin Anew – Prelude for Obo and Cello” on January 26th, 2018 at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The piece was commissioned in collaboration with alum Matthew Kennedy.

Evanston Concert Series and Commission Update

David Flowers, 2016 alum, has been producing a concert series in Evanston, IL. Its upcoming concert is on October 27th, 2017 at 7:30 pm. Details are in the flyer down below. The concert will feature a program of contemporary women composers setting texts about women and politics. The program will be presented by Joran Roulo …

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Three Crowns Park Recital Fundraise

Alumnus Connor Thummel (2016) is fundraising for a recital for the residents of Three Crowns Park retirement community. With a goal of $600, your donations to their cause would help them pay for the countless hours of preparing, rehearsing, and driving to and from rehearsals in their effort to share this inspiring music with the residents at …

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Madison New Music Festival

The Madison New Music Festival, founded in 2016 by composition alum Zachary Green, is an annual, weekend-long concert series in Madison, WI that aims to strengthen the city’s cultural vitality through the celebration of contemporary works. The festival presents brand new pieces by leading and emerging composers, shares underplayed classics of the contemporary repertoire, and …

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Madison New Music Festival

The Madison New Music Festival, founded in 2016 by composition alum Zachary Green, is an annual, weekend-long concert series in Madison, WI that aims to strengthen the city’s cultural vitality through the celebration of contemporary works. The festival presents brand new pieces by leading and emerging composers, shares underplayed classics of the contemporary repertoire, and …

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2016 Alumni Find More Ways to Collaborate

2016 composition alum Matthew Kennedy has received numerous commissions with fellow fresh inc participants, including: Romanza, for solo cello – Commissioned by Fresh Inc-alum Emma Schmiedecke Until  I Say ‘When’, for violin, alto saxophone, and piano – Commissioned by Fresh Inc-alum The Rogue Trio Where the Heart Is, for reed quintet – Commissioned by Fresh Inc-alum Driftwood …

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