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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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We had a pretty amazing first day, but man, day 2 topped day 1! After waking up to beautiful sunshine, we started the day off today with an education workshop led by Crystal and Eric.  With a little help from Drew, they explained the different kinds of education and outreach programs we lead, and  even demonstrated some of the activities we lead in education performances!  My favorite activity that they demonstrated involved a jump rope & the speed of its […]

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WOW!  I can’t believe it!  After months and months of planning, lots of staff meetings, and even more emails, the 2013 fresh inc festival has started!  On Sunday, participants from across the country traveled to Kenosha, Wisconsin to start the epic journey that is this festival!  After finding their way through the maze that gets you from the dining hall to the music building and back, we all ate dinner, everyone very patiently listened to me give them more information than […]

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  As you might have noticed by checking out the 2013 performance schedule, we have a ton of exciting performance opportunities at this year’s festival! Just like last year, we will perform at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Rush Hour Concerts (as part of the Make Music Chicago Grand Finale), and have two final performances, plus well as our salon nights on campus.  And the concerts we’ve added are equally as exciting!  We’ll be heading up the road to Racine, Wisconsin […]

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