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"fresh inc is a captivating experience for a young performer or composer at the beginning stages of a career in the arts. It instills in each participant a love of making and writing music that is innovative and barrier breaking — and pushes us as musicians to embrace the new with open arms. Alongside 5HE, we’re redefining what it means to belong to the world of classical music. Watch out world!"
- Danielle, Class of 2013

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After closing out day 1 of the festival with a performance of Luna de Cuernos by our faculty members, we kicked day 2 off with a rehearsal techniques and coaching do’s & don’ts workshop.

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Hello from fresh inc 2014! After almost a year of planning, we’re finally all together on campus at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for the 2014 festival. We’re excited to have 44 young instrumentalists and composers here with us on campus, and composers-in-residence Stacy Garrop and Dan Visconti are back for another action packed festival.

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Day 11 of fresh inc started with a run through of our Nichols Hall final performance.  All instrumentalists who were performing and all composers who were having their pieces played came together with faculty to not only play the program in concert order, but also to rehearse piece introductions!  And Carole & the concert operations volunteer, composer Nick Baskin, took lots of notes on what chairs and stands got moved where between pieces!   We continued the morning with lessons and rehearsals, […]

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