Located in northwest Michigan, Interlochen Center for the Arts offers summer and academic-year programs for student clarinetists in grades 3-12:
Interlochen Arts Camp Summer Programs
One-Week Summer Clarinet Institute
The clarinet institute provides an opportunity for high school students to work with renowned clarinet artists from the United States and around the world. The faculty includes:
- Franklin Cohen, principal clarinet, The Cleveland Orchestra
- John Bruce Yeh, assistant principal and solo E-flat clarinet, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
- Alexander Fiterstein, assistant professor of clarinet, University of Minnesota - School of Music
Six-Week Orchestra and Wind Symphony Program
The Interlochen orchestras and wind symphony offer highly motivated high school musicians the opportunity to tackle challenging repertoire with peers who share a passion for making music.
Three-Week Intermediate Winds and Percussion Program
An opportunity for young instrumentalists in grades 6-9 develop as musicians and ensemble players.
Two-Week Junior Band Program
A beginning ensemble experience for students in grades 3-6. Students participate in group rehearsals and sectionals with teachers who specialize in working with young musicians.
Interlochen Arts Academy Boarding High School
Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school is recognized as one of the finest pre-professional schools for young musicians in the world. Instrumental music students at the Academy benefit from personal attention, classes in music theory, numerous performance opportunities, and an exceptional peer group. We are currently welcoming applications for the 2013-14 school year, and scholarship and financial aid are available. We offers grades 9-12, as well as a post-graduate year.