Fifth House Ensemble
Grants to Fifth House Ensemble
2017 (Duration 1 year)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Fifth House Ensemble creates chamber music from renowned and emerging composers. It creates a story in each performance through collaboration with artists, actors, dancers, and graphic novelists. With this International Connections Fund Award, the Fifth House Ensemble collaborates with traditional throat singers from Tuva in Siberia, Russia to produce a full-length concert. Award funds support travel, lodging, stipends, supplies, programs, and events.
2014 (Inactive Grant)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of a music exchange with Israel and Germany. An evening length (45 minutes) suite of newly composed concert works that combine Jewish Sephardic, bluegrass and experimental music will be created and performed in Germany and Chicago.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Fifth House Ensemble $90,000 between 1978 and 2018.
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Related Grantees: Albany Park Theater Project, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, Chicago Historical Society, Fifth House Ensemble, Green Star Movement, SkyART