The Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra presents approximately eight major concerts each year and frequently collaborates with renowned guest artists and conductors. The orchestra performs a diversity of literature comprising major works of the symphonic repertoire, concerti and new music. The orchestra also performs with choir and other ensembles, and is the resident orchestra for the annual ballet production.
The New York Times included the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra "Young Americans" performance in its guide to the 2016 NY Phil Biennial.
Interlochen Orchestra Conductor and Violin Instructor Ara Sarkissian joins the Lucerne Festival Academy's tribute to Pierre Boulez.
An exciting collaboration will see the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra traveling to New York City this June to be a part of New York Philharmonic’s Biennial concert program.
Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra will perform works by notable young American composers on June 5, 2016, at David Geffen Hall in New York City.
The Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra performs the Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms. Recorded March 14, 2014. Dr. Carolyn Watson, conductor.
The Academy Orchestra, under the leadership of Carolyn Watson, Conductor, perform Divertimento for Orchestra by Bernstein. November, 2013.