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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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  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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    And we’re back!  Part 2 of your sneak peeks into fresh inc as we get closer and closer to this year’s festival!  This week, our staff has been busy getting scores and parts out to our participants and reserving large motor coach buses to get us to and from our performances in Chicago, Evanston, and Milwaukee.  They definitely don’t teach you how to book motor coach buses in music or theatre school (I went to the latter, although I […]

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Guess what!!  We’re now just under the three week mark until the 2013 fresh inc festival!  Everyone here at Team Fifth House could not be more excited to be heading to Kenosha to spend two glorious weeks working with our fabulous roster of participants this year.  In the past few weeks, 5HE staff has been working tirelessly to prepare for the festival.  I’m going to try to give you a sneak peeks into our preparation as we get closer and […]

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