fresh ventures

“RE: New Music” – Clarinet and Flute Duo

Alums Emily Mehigh (2017) and Robin Meiksins (2016) have started a new duo based in Chicago. the duo currently aims to perform and create new music for flute and clarinet duet. They have a recital coming up on Friday, November 17th at Slate Arts and Performance, and four out of the five pieces being performed are premieres, …

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Bassoon Recitals and New Works

2013 Composition alum Brin Solomon has a few updates! In the last few years, they successfully funded two Kickstarter-funded bassoon recitals (videos of the first one here, and the second one here). “I definitely would not have been able to successfully fund them without the training that Fresh Inc gave me” – Brin. Of their current projects, …

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A Composer's Big Bang – Heisenberg Uncertainty Players at the Wire

  2013 alum John Dorhauer will have a featured piece on the upcoming Heisenberg Uncertainty Players concert at the Wire on October 18th, 2017. The piece is a 9-movement multimedia suite called “We Tear Down Our Coliseums”, in which each movement is written as an homage to a baseball stadium that has been destroyed. John’s brother, Adam, …

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A Composer’s Big Bang – Heisenberg Uncertainty Players at the Wire

  2013 alum John Dorhauer will have a featured piece on the upcoming Heisenberg Uncertainty Players concert at the Wire on October 18th, 2017. The piece is a 9-movement multimedia suite called “We Tear Down Our Coliseums”, in which each movement is written as an homage to a baseball stadium that has been destroyed. John’s brother, Adam, …

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Center for New Music, Helia Music Collective, Opera Theatre Unlimited and the Fête Concert Series

2014 composition alum Emma Logan has been up to a lot in the last three years. Read below for all the fantastic updates on her career and projects she is involved in! For 2017 – 2019, Emma will serve as a curator for the Center for New Music in San Francisco. Each curator is responsible for presenting …

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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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Black Sheep Contemporary Ensemble featured on Boston Globe + Review

  Alums Nicole DeMaio and Bradley Frizzell (2017) have been featured in a Boston Globe article. The article details Black Sheep Contemporary Ensemble’s roots, the inspiration for their mission and a write up on their upcoming concert on October 6th, 2017. After a call for scores online, expecting only 10 to 20 responses, they have …

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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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