Genius in the neighborhood
a MacArthur Foundation genius has connections to the South Loop
10/09/2012 12:06 PM
Claire Chase is in the latest group of geniuses crowned by the MacArthur Foundation in Chicago. She is a 34-year-old flutist who lives in Brooklyn and the founder (in 2001) and artistic director of the International Contemporary Ensemble, co-based in Chicago and New York. ICE is a group of 33 musicians who play all sorts of contemporary classical music in all sorts of places.