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Fifth House Ensemble

Chicago, Illinois

Fifth House Ensemble was awarded $90,000 between 2014 and 2017, including 2 grants in Chicago Commitment.


2017 • 1 year, 11 months

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 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

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.

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