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High School Ballet Summer Program

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

High School Modern Dance Summer Program

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

High School Organ Summer Program

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Strings Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Vocal Arts Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

3-Hour Additional Techniques in Coil Basketry

Adult Arts Program

This course is a continuation of the concepts and techniques covered in the 3-Hour Introduction to Coil Basketry workshop and/or is a course for those students who are looking to enhance their previously developed coil basketry skills. Further guidance and additional concepts will be provided by the instructor. All supplies will be provided.

Program dates: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Academy Clarinet Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school offers student clarinetists a program of pre-professional music training and college preparatory academics. Clarinet students graduate well-prepared for the rigors of study at the university and conservatory level.

Advanced Modern Dance Intensive (one week)

Summer Arts Camp Program

The advanced modern dance intensive is ideal for the preprofessional student of modern dance. It provides an opportunity to work with experienced instructors from the professional dance community in an inspiring and challenging atmosphere.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
Saturday, June 18, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016

Arts Academy Boarding High School: Comparative Arts Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Offered as a major course of study within the Arts Academy boarding high school, Comparative Arts is a college preparatory experience built into an arts-oriented curriculum that allows students to explore their own cross-disciplinary interests.

Arts Academy Boarding High School: Dance Major

Academy Boarding School Major

The Academy dance program helps dancers become proficient and well-rounded artists who are prepared for the challenges of dance at a professional level.

Arts Academy Boarding High School: Motion Picture Arts Major

Academy Boarding School Major

The Motion Picture Arts program at Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school provides students with a progressive interdisciplinary education through writing, critical studies, and hands-on curriculum. 

Arts Academy Boarding High School: Music Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Recognized as one of the finest pre-professional music schools in the world, Interlochen offers instrumental music, vocal music, music composition, jazz and singer-songwriter programs.

Arts Academy Boarding High School: Theatre Arts

Academy Boarding School Major

The Theatre Arts program at Interlochen Arts Academy is designed for young actors who are serious about their craft. Through challenging coursework and guidance from a faculty of actor-educators, students develop their skills in all aspects of acting and theatre.

Arts Academy Boarding High School: Visual Arts Major

Academy Boarding School Major

The Visual Arts program at Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school develops a young artist's technical abilities and personal vision through the study of a variety of traditional and contemporary media.

Arts Academy Boarding School: Harp Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school offers student harpists a program of pre-professional music training and college preparatory academics. Harp students graduate well-prepared for the rigors of study at the university and conservatory level.

Arts Academy Boarding School: Music Composition Major

Academy Boarding School Major

The music composition major encourages students to cultivate their own unique and creative expression, while becoming familiar with important trends in 20th and 21st century music.

Arts Academy Boarding School: Theatre Design and Production

Academy Boarding School Major

The design and production concentration of the Theatre Arts program gives students opportunities to study stagecraft and design in the classroom and use Interlochen's state-of-the-art facilities to make their ideas a reality.

Arts Academy Boarding School: Trumpet Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school offers student trumpet players a program of pre-professional music training and college preparatory academics. Trumpet students graduate well-prepared for the rigors of study at the university and conservatory level.

Arts Academy Boarding School: Viola Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school offers student violists a program of pre-professional music training and college preparatory academics. Viola students graduate well-prepared for the rigors of study at the university and conservatory level.

Arts Academy Boarding School: Voice Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school offers voice students a program of pre-professional music training and college preparatory academics. Voice students graduate well-prepared for the rigors of study at the university and conservatory level.

Autoharp Sampler

Adult Arts Program

Join us for this fun three-hour autoharp sampler, taught by an award-winning autoharp musician and one of Michigan’s most active folk artists, Wanda Degen. 

Program dates: Saturday, November 14, 2015

Ballet Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Band Summer Program for Grades 3-6

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 2 weeks
Program dates:
Sunday, June 26, 2016 to Saturday, July 9, 2016
Sunday, July 10, 2016 to Saturday, July 23, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Saturday, August 6, 2016

Deep Revision Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Whether trying to revise a stand-alone chapter or considering the broader arc of your full manuscript, these techniques are graspable, effective, and empowering. You’ll come away with a greater understanding of your strengths as a nonfiction writer, as well as systematic tools to address areas for improvement. 

Program dates:
Saturday, October 17, 2015 to Sunday, October 18, 2015

Fall Soft Pastel Painting

Adult Arts Program

Focus on creating a meaningful landscape painting while covering many aspects of working with pastel.
Program dates: Saturday, November 7, 2015

General Arts Summer Program for Grades 3-6

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 2 weeks
Program dates:
Sunday, June 26, 2016 to Saturday, July 9, 2016
Sunday, July 10, 2016 to Saturday, July 23, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Saturday, August 6, 2016

Harp Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

High School Jazz Summer Program

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

High School Screenwriting Summer Program

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

High School Visual Arts Summer Program

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Interlochen Fiber Arts Weekend

Adult Arts Program

Playing off the popularity of the “farm to table” concept, Interlochen’s 2015 Fiber Arts Weekend will feature an upcycled, recycled, and locally-sourced theme as we further explore Michigan’s growing fibershed--or “fleece to fabric”--movement. 

Program dates:
Friday, September 25, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

Introduction to Calligraphy

Adult Arts Program

From wedding invitations to hand-written thank you notes, calligraphy is a long honored art form used to commemorate some of life’s most precious and heart-warming moments. This class is perfect for the beginner or someone who just wants to brush up on technique.

Program dates: Saturday, November 14, 2015

Introduction to Digital Audio with Interlochen Public Radio

Adult Arts Program

Join Interlochen Public Radio’s Peter Payette for this audio production “crash course” to learn the basics of field recording, audio mixing, and editing to produce your own radio stories or simple podcasts.
Program dates:
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 to Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Introduction to Hand Lettering Design

Adult Arts Program

Learn the basics of monograming, stylizing, and ornamentation while also learning the difference between handlettering and calligraphy in this hands-on class. This class is a perfect extension of the Introduction to Calligraphy course, so sign up for our Handwriting Package today.

Program dates: Sunday, November 15, 2015

Jewelry Bead Weaving: Beginning Peyote Stitch

Adult Arts Program

From the Egyptians to the Native Americans, many cultures from around the world have used peyote stitch to create beautiful woven beadwork designs. Participants will learn about this beautiful off-loom weaving technique from award-winning fiber artist and professional beadweaver, Jenny Schu. This class is intended for beginners, however, all skill levels are welcome.
Program dates: Sunday, October 4, 2015

Journal and Sketchbook Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Co-taught by a visual artist and a writer, this workshop is geared toward writers and artists of all levels.This pairing and interplay of text and image is a time-honored artistic tradition, practiced by writers and artists from Mark Twain to Henri Matisse to Sylvia Plath to Jean-Michel Basquiat, and is useful for all manners of creative expression.

Program dates:
Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015

Life Drawing Institute

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
Saturday, June 18, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016

Logan Arts Leadership Institute

Unpublished

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 days
Program dates:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015

Materialize Your Inner Life: A Creative Writing Bootcamp

Adult Arts Program

Come practice imagination’s rightful place in the lives of 21st century humans when we use free writing, collage, verbal improvisations and other text-based experiments to encourage leaps offaith, unlikely associations, fresh imagery and dazzling language.

Program dates:
Saturday, October 24, 2015 to Sunday, October 25, 2015

Modern Dance and Health

Adult Arts Program

Dance is a wonderful way to keep the body, mind, and soul engaged through the years.  Students will learn how dance and movement assist in keeping the body healthy by improving flexibility, posture, core and limb strength, and balance.

Program dates:
Saturday, October 24, 2015 to Sunday, October 25, 2015

Monoprinting Boot Camp

Adult Arts Program

Whether you are an experienced artist looking to experiment with new techniques, or an absolute beginner, this course will provide you with a crash course in producing unique imagery.

Program dates: Sunday, November 8, 2015

Music Conservatory Program

Academy Boarding School Major

The Conservatory Program in Music at Interlochen Arts Academy is a one-year, fully immersive artistic experience for recent high school graduates seeking a college-level music program on a vibrant campus of creative artists.

Oboe Major: Arts Academy Boarding High School

Academy Boarding School Major

Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school offers student oboists a program of pre-professional music training and college preparatory academics. Oboe students graduate well-prepared for the rigors of study at the university and conservatory level

Organ Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Monday, July 18, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Piano Summer Program for Grades 3-6

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 2 weeks
Program dates:
Sunday, June 26, 2016 to Saturday, July 9, 2016
Sunday, July 10, 2016 to Saturday, July 23, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Saturday, August 6, 2016

Piano Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Principles of Photography with Monte Nagler

Adult Arts Program

Go from simply taking snapshots to making photographs. Learn about depth of field, filters, composition, how cameras work and more.

Program dates: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Protecting Your Creativity: Planning, Contracts and Copyright for Artists

Adult Arts Program

Calling all creative entrepreneurs! Join arts administrator and attorney-at-law, Kate Hude, to learn more about basic business entities, business planning and how financial considerations, copyright and contracts play a role in starting or managing your creative business.

Program dates: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Pushing the Story: A Fiction Writing Weekend

Adult Arts Program

Been working on your novel or your short stories? Eager to push something toward completion? Join award-winning author, Patricia Ann McNair for Pushing the Story, an intensive workshop experience for fiction writers. 

Program dates:
Saturday, November 7, 2015 to Sunday, November 8, 2015

Shakespeare Bootcamp

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
Saturday, June 18, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016

String Orchestra Summer Program for Grades 3-6

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 2 weeks
Program dates:
Sunday, June 26, 2016 to Saturday, July 9, 2016
Sunday, July 10, 2016 to Saturday, July 23, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Saturday, August 6, 2016

Summer Filmmaking Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Surface and Texture in Encaustic Painting

Adult Arts Program

By its nature, encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, lends itself to creating beautiful surfaces and textural work. In this workshop for all skill levels, you will quickly review basic encaustic techniques, tools and safety tips and then jump into how to control the medium by creating dynamic surfaces that bring your work to life. 

Program dates: Friday, September 18, 2015

The Art of Handmade Books

Adult Arts Program

Learn the basics of how to create artful, handmade books in this one-day workshop. 

Program dates: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Uketoberfest! Fall Ukulele Event

Adult Arts Program

Join us for Uketoberfest!, a one-day ukulele event on Saturday, October 4 featuring all things ukulele for all skill levels! Whether you are an absolute beginner, an advanced player, an intermediate player or a pro, participants of Uketoberfest! will have the opportunity to meet others of like-mind and develop or enhance their skills on this fun, guitar-like instrument. 

Program dates: Saturday, October 3, 2015

Visual Arts Summer Program for Grades 3-6

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 2 weeks
Program dates:
Sunday, June 26, 2016 to Saturday, July 9, 2016
Sunday, July 10, 2016 to Saturday, July 23, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Saturday, August 6, 2016

Visual Arts Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

Vocal Techniques Workshop

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:
Friday, November 6, 2015 to Sunday, November 8, 2015

Water Miscible Oil Painting

Adult Arts Program

In this workshop you’ll be able to experiment with several brands of water-soluble oils, learn how to work with them, and decide if this it the medium for you.

Program dates:
Saturday, October 24, 2015 to Sunday, October 25, 2015

Watercolor and Mixed Media Painting

Adult Arts Program

There is no need to be a purist if you can have the best of all watermedia--watercolor, gouache, watercolor pencils and more--in a single painting! This workshop is perfect for any painter looking to learn more about watermedia or those looking to learn new techniques. Learn what type of media to use and when and how to approach layering, washes, line work and texture like a pro. 

Program dates:
Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015

Watercolor Printmaking: Japanese Woodblock

Adult Arts Program

With the end result resembling a refined watercolor painting on paper, this workshop will offer participants a rare insight into the ancient Japanese printmaking process known as moku hanga, as taught by an award-winning artist in the field. All supplies and media will be provided and all skill levels are welcome.
Program dates:
Friday, November 13, 2015 to Sunday, November 15, 2015

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