Music Programs for Adults

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, musicians of all skill levels can experience a variety of inspiring workshops and programs. We are located in beautiful northern Michigan, just south of Traverse City.

Mountain Dulcimer Immersive Workshop

Adult Arts Program

The mountain dulcimer is a simple 3 or 4-stringed instrument with a unique fretboard that is easy for the novice to begin playing songs with just one lesson, and fun for all levels to explore its many possibilities. Meet new people, learn a new instrument, or reconnect with your dulcimer in this one-day workshop.
Program dates: Saturday, June 4, 2016

Early Music Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Join fellow passionate early music musicians and enthusiasts for the 2016 Early Music Workshop, which will draw on the historical repertoire of William Shakespeare in celebration of the 400th anniversary of his death. Period instruments including recorders, other early winds, viols, lutes, harpsichord and percussion are highlighted. Vocalists are also welcome.

Program dates:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 to Saturday, June 11, 2016

Vocal Pedagogy Primer

Adult Arts Program

This course is geared towards the adult choir singer with little or no prior vocal training. Topics covered include proper inspiration (both quick and slow), breath management, the importance of vowels, proper use of the articulators, consonants, eliminating inappropriate tension, and managing the vocal registers.

Program dates:
Sunday, June 26, 2016 to Monday, June 27, 2016

Adult Choir Camp

Adult Arts Program

Join adult singers from across the United States and around the world to experience the joy of choral singing in a challenging, supportive and friendly environment.

Program dates:
Monday, June 27, 2016 to Saturday, July 2, 2016

Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop

Adult Arts Program

The Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop features an accomplished faculty to help energize your playing skills. Work intimately with guest artists, network with other guitarists, and enjoy the opportunity to play in a guitar ensemble, or show your stuff at an informal coffee-house jam. 2016 Featured Guest Artist Clinicians: John Knowles and Billy McLaughlin

Program dates:
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 to Saturday, July 30, 2016

Adult Band Camp

Adult Arts Program

Experience the joy of ensemble performance in a challenging, supportive, fun and friendly environment.

Program dates:
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 to Sunday, August 14, 2016

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