Classical. Jazz. Funk. Rock. Michael Thurber composes - and plays - it all. The Interlochen Arts Academy alumnus will premiere a new piece at Interlochen this March 13, when the NPR program “From the Top” visits campus.
Arthur Bloom, an Interlochen Arts Camp alumnus, professional musician, and composer, launched MusiCorps after meeting a soldier and drummer who had lost his leg to an improvised explosive device. Years later the program has helped hundreds and is producing amazing music along the way.
Interlochen creative writing students earned 54 awards at the recent Midwest regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Three students received the prestigious "Gold Key" for their work and will move on to the national competition.