A Fellows’ Reflection: April 24 – May 8

If mid-April signified a lull for the Civic Fellows, the increased pace of these past two weeks signaled a launch toward the end of the season. Six fellows (all five string fellows and Kristin Perry on oboe) collaborated with Changing Voices, a creative youth development program run by Storycatchers Theatre, for their show “Real Power”.…

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A Fellows’ Reflection: April 10 – 24, 2017

The past few weeks have been uncharacteristically quiet, giving the fellows a much needed reprieve to work on individual projects, learn new music, prepare for auditions, and catch-up on rest. Just before our break began, we were fortunate to have Tad Gray, a Chicago-based finance expert, lead us in a workshop concerning how to best…

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A Fellow’s Reflection: March 13 – 26

On March 13th, some of the Civic Fellows participated in the Negaunee Music Institute’s residency at Illinois Youth Center – Chicago. This residency was led by Sara Lee and Rex Horan from the London-based Irene Taylor Trust: Music in Prisons. This was one of the most unique residencies we have experienced this season. Over the…

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