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Expert individual instruction with composition and instrumental artist faculty.

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Performances

New music presented in new ways – create performance experiences for audiences of all types.

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Fifth House Ensemble

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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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Like what we're up to? Consider supporting fresh inc with a tax-deductible, dedicated gift via Fifth House Ensemble, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.

    We are excited to announce the first of our many opportunities for public performances for fresh inc participants: Rush Hour Concerts.  Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of fresh inc‘s partnership with Rush Hour.   fresh inc participants will have three unique opportunities to take part in Rush Hour Concerts, one of downtown Chicago’s most beloved and well-attended summer concert series. Fifth House Ensemble and festival participants will be featured on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. All […]

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Collaborate from Fifth House Ensemble on Vimeo. An inside look at 5HE’s collaborative process in creating its genre-bending narrative chamber music productions. Featuring Ezra Claytan Daniels (www.dream-chocolate.com) and Omar Robles (www.ozrobles.info). Created by Paul Hamilton and Caleb Vinson with the support of the Arts Work Fund.

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  When you link up with fresh inc, not only will you work side-by-side with Fifth House Ensemble members, you’ll also get  to work with some of the best professional and artistic  collaborators around.  If you think that “a graphic artist, a marketing executive, and a mime” is just the start of one of those “walked into a bar” jokes, think again.  This diverse array of creative minds will help you redefine the way that you think of yourself as […]

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