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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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2012 fresh inc festival Closing Concert Recordings
Ravinia, Bennett Gordon Hall
Saturday, June 16, 2012

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Today we begin with a Skype session with artist manager James Egelhofer, formerly of IMG Artists and currently embarking on a  new adventure with his latest project, First Chair Promotion. He shares with us his perspective from the manager’s chair about how the world of artists and management is shifting, and highlights some examples of artists taking risks on out-of-the-box projects that wouldn’t fit the traditional management mold. Through a creative mix of project management and PR, James’s new venture […]

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Today, we had the distinct pleasure of performing at the amazing Rush Hour Concerts at St. James Cathedral in downtown Chicago. Even Millie couldn’t believe the splendor of the picturesque St. James Cathedral. She couldn’t help herself – she got all lit up! Before the show, we had a special session with Rush Hour visionary, Deborah Sobol. She contextualized for us the importance of keeping music in our daily lives, and encouraged us all to continue to look around us at […]

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