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Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago Saturday, June 22, 2013 7:00pm, free admission   Stacy Garrop, Frammenti Melissa Snoza, Crystal Hall, Jennifer Woodrum, Andrew Williams, Clark Carruth, Herine Coetzee Koschak, Eric Snoza, Jani Parsons Tomas Gueglio, Sextet Latitude 49: Jason Paige, Andy Hall, Timothy Steeves, Jacobsen Woollen, Jani Parsons, Chris Sies John Dorhauer, Puzzle Lunch Tulips Cheezborger Latitude 49: Jason Paige, Andy Hall, Timothy Steeves, Jacobsen Woollen, Jani Parsons, Chris Sies Danielle Rabinowitz, Mo(u)rning Melissa Snoza, Jacobsen Woollen, Deborah K. Hui Jabez Co, the Jabberwock Megan Ihnen, Melissa Snoza, Rita Andrade, Milo Futz, Jennifer Ellis Patrick O’Malley, Rhapsody Allison Pickett, Andy Hall, Kelly Hofman, Katie Kroko, Matthew […]

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  Day 5 at the festival was no less exciting than days 1-4!  The instrumentalists spent the morning in the rehearsal room, and the composers spent the morning in forums.  And some participants were even able to squeeze in a lesson! After lunch, we loaded up our cars, and we headed to Racine for a performance at the Racine Art Museum.  We had 90 minutes to play, so we had a great time selecting pieces to fill the time, and […]

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Day four of the 2013 festival was our first heavy rehearsal day.  Over the course of the day, 22 pieces rehearsed!  We’re starting to get into second rehearsals for pieces, so composers have started attending rehearsals of their pieces so that they can do some coaching and assisting.  I got to sneak into a couple of rehearsals, and it was really cool to see everyone in action, and the excitement on the faces of composers hearing their pieces played for […]

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