Dr. Michael Bresler (IAC 56-58, 60-61, 64; UM 65; IAC Staff 72, 77-79, 87-91, 02-04) recently established a planned gift that ensures future generations of young artists will enjoy the same opportunities he had.
Interlochen Arts Camp is reaching out to young composers with a new fanfare competition. The winning entry in the inaugural fanfare competition at Interlochen Arts Camp will be performed and recorded by the World Youth Symphony Orchestra or the World Youth Wind Symphony.
After a year of tours, reunions, and a national symposium on the future of the arts, Interlochen visual artists capped off the Academy's 50th anniversary festivities with an eventful trip to New York City. Visual arts students have made previous trips to New York City but this trip gave the group a rare chance to show their work to new audiences.
After a year of tours, reunions and a national symposium on the future of the arts, the Academy’s 50th Anniversary celebrations are nearing their conclusion – but not before one last tour, featuring theatre and visual arts students.
Filmmaker Chad Engel was among the first graduates from the motion picture arts program. Just three years after graduating from the Arts Academy, he has written and directed an ambitious short film and has his eyes set on a full-length feature.
To make the Interlochen Arts Academy experience possible for even more students, this year Sarah Titus (IAA 80-82, IAC St 81-82) established the Sarah L. Titus and Tilda Morris Endowed Academy Scholarship.
Just as the Neil A. Kjos Music Company supports beginning musicians as they learn the basics, the Neil Kjos, Jr. Scholarship will provide opportunities for young artists to hone their skills at Interlochen Arts Camp.
In July 2012, Interlochen repertory theatre production students worked with playwright and director Ken Ludwig (Midsummer/Jersey, Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Leading Ladies, An American in Paris, Crazy for You and many more). Read about Ken Ludwig's experience at Interlochen on his blog.
See highlights from the spring of 2012, when Interlochen Arts Academy students from comparative arts, creative writing, orchestra, band, choir, dance, organ, jazz and motion picture arts embarked on an unprecedented outreach effort around the country.