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Fresh Inc Festival 2021

Join Chicago’s own Fifth House Ensemble as they present their tenth annual summer festival for musical performance and composition. We will feature exciting performances leading up to three days of world premiere pieces, all designed for a virtual space.

Since 2012, Fresh Inc has helped performers, composers, and pre-formed ensembles to envision and launch their own authentic careers in music, rooted in adventurous genre-defying collaboration, entrepreneurial thinking, and meaningful partnerships with audiences and community.

Building on our 2020 Digital Edition last June, we have reimagined the festival from the ground up to incorporate teaching culled from a season’s worth of creative projects, including adventurous digital collaborations with emerging composers nationwide, audience-interactive video game presentations, and mindfulness practices that bring embodied, human connection to online interaction.

During a time when emerging artists need more support than ever before, Fresh Inc provides the tools to create, collaborate, and present in a digital space. We believe that empowering artists to meet the challenges of our field’s changing landscape is the best way to prepare for the future.
Join us as we present 24 world premieres, 12 public events, and 40 professional development workshops over two weeks.

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN, powered by American Composers Forum, is the exclusive media partner of Fifth House Ensemble’s Fresh Inc Festival.

Fresh Inc is supported by grants from the Steven R. Gerber Trust, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kenosha Community Foundation, the Aaron Copland Fund, the Amphion Foundation, and Shure.


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