equal parts new music and new ideas
June 7-21, 2015
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI
Today’s professional musicians and composers are not just creative performers, they’re also creative entrepreneurs. At fresh inc you will:
*Receive individual instruction with expert composition and instrumental faculty
*Participate in collaborative workshops with artists of different disciplines creating unique performance experiences for audiences of all types
*Workshop and perform classic and newly-inked repertoire side-by-side with Fifth House Ensemble at venues throughout Chicago and Milwaukee
*Meet with industry professionals in music, marketing and beyond
*Craft a portfolio and business structure to support yourself as an artist
*Create lasting collaborative relationships with fellow performers and composers
In addition to working with members of Fifth House Ensemble, you will also be joined by:
Stacy Garrop, 2013 Fromm Foundation Grant; commissions from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Chanticleer; recording artist with Cedille Records
Dan Visconti, 2013/14 Rome Prize; commissions from the Kronos Quartet and American Composers Orchestra; Current Composer-in-Residence, Chicago’s Music in the Loft series
James Buckhouse, Sequoia Capital, Twitter
Ezra Claytan Daniels, graphic novelist
Daniel Dorff, VP, Theodore Presser Company, composer
Hummie Mann, EMMY-winning composer, Seattle Film Institute
Austin Wintory, GRAMMY-nominated composer
Janet Cowperthwaite, managing director, Kronos Quartet
Apply: We are now accepting applications from talented composers and instrumentalists from undergraduate level up to age 32. Age restrictions do not apply to second-time participants in the fresh inc 2.0 track. Pre-formed ensembles of any instrumentation are welcome to apply. Scholarships may be available.
On-line applications are available now! All materials must be submitted by January 23, 2015 for composers and February 1, 2015 for instrumentalists and ensembles.
Visit www.freshincfestival.com to learn more.