Lesley Tye (IAA 90-93), instructor of Creative Writing and Motion Picture Arts for the Academy and instructor of Screenwriting at Interlochen Arts Camp, presents her screenplay panel at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Boston.
When Gaye Gronlund and Bruce Corner sent their son to Interlochen Arts Camp in 1997, they thought it would be a nice summer experience to supplement the instruction he was receiving at home. But it became much more than they expected.
On Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Corson Auditorium, Interlochen Arts Academy and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will come together to present a remarkable concert – one that’s been 18 months in the making.
Robert Alexander will travel to Interlochen for the world premiere of his winning musical composition, “Sparks,” performed by members of the World Youth Wind Symphony at their first performance of the summer on June 29, 2013.
Last fall, the theatre department worked closely with Tony nominee Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen to adapt their musical [title of show] for a larger cast of high school students. The collaboration ended with performances in New York City, in front of the show's creators and cast.
Three music faculty members traveled to Shanghai to perform and give master classes at the Third Annual Baroque Chamber Music Festival, which is hosted by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. The trip was just the latest effort in an ongoing relationship with the Chinese cultural institution.
In this continuing series of articles about the future of Interlochen programs, we hear from singer-songwriter instructor and Interlochen alumna, Courtney Kaiser-Sandler, who is the leading the Academy's newest major.
The Fifth Future of Cinema Film Festival was held on the Interlochen campus November 1-3 and attracted student film submissions from as far away as New Zealand, Turkey, Romania and Beijing. The festival gives young filmmakers a rare chance to screen the creative efforts of their peers and interact with and learn from leading filmmakers.