program

Serving to prepare participants to launch their own artistic careers, fresh inc’s experiential program includes a series of activities aimed at providing a complete artistic toolbox for the modern marketplace, including:

Side-by-Side Rehearsals and Performances: At fresh inc, we present 11 public events and premiere 16 new works of chamber music in 14 days. Individual participants are placed in mixed ensembles that include faculty members; pre-formed ensembles are joined by faculty as coaches and add-ons to their instruementation

Individual Instruction: Expert one-on-one instruction and advising with composition and instrumental artist faculty

Something for that Resume: Performances take place at major concert series, cultural strongholds, unexpected venues, for live broadcast, and at educational institutions throughout the Chicago/Kenosha/Milwaukee areas

Arts Start-Up: A series of training sessions in the basics of starting a new arts venture, including strategic planning, generating earned and contributed income, networking, freelancing, and marketing

Connective Programming: Participants learn to program effectively for audiences of all ages and types through interactive programming and public speaking training

Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations: Participants learn what it takes to produce distinctive multimedia projects through interaction with 5HE’s artistic collaborators, including visual artists, writers, directors, and actors

Visiting Experts: A series of career development workshops with top industry professionals in the fields of social media, artist management, instrumental performance, and composition

Portfolio Creation: Working closely with 5HE’s artistic staff, participants will leave the Fresh Inc. experience with a portfolio including an artist statement, marketing materials, elements of a business plan, and headshots provided by SnoStudios Photography

Fresh Ventures: Participants are encouraged to stay in touch via fresh inc‘s social networks to gain resources and share successes as they launch their own projects