Interlochen Center for the Arts

Interlochen Arts Academy

Creativity and Confidence Take Root

Extraordinary Opportunities: The New York Philharmonic Partnership

On March 3, 140 Interlochen students will make history as Interlochen Arts Academy becomes one of the first visiting institutions in the world to take the stage at the newly renovated David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. We hope to see you there!

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An artist's rendering of the new David Geffen Hall.

Academy Stories

My time at Interlochen has helped me grow and become more independent.

Davis, Classical Performance

Going to Interlochen for four years is an opportunity for growth, personal development, and learning about yourself.

Tiffany, Acting

The really special thing about boarding at Interlochen is that you're surrounded by other artists. The more I immerse myself in other arts, the better I'm able to dance on stage.

An, Dance

The Visual Arts Department allows people to take an insane risk and gives them the materials and space to do that.

Dylan, Visual Arts

I've had amazing teachers here. They bring a great environment to class every day—and I know I'll continue those relationships while I'm at college.

Emma, Singer-Songwriter

At Interlochen, you are surrounded by a wealth of resources and people who are equally excited to be there as you are.

Sabine, Creative Writing

Interlochen does a wonderful job of supporting students and making the transition from home life to boarding school really easy and fluid.

Charlotte, Theatre

Being a four-year student at Interlochen has definitely prepared me for life after high school. I’m most proud of finding who I am as an artist and a person.

Matheson, Film & New Media

I decided to come to Interlochen as a freshman because it would offer me more artistic opportunities than my school back home.

Jessica, Voice

Our major really involves collaboration.

Ferit, Interdisciplinary Arts

I am so passionate about what I do—and I knew that staying home wasn't going to be enough for me. So, I made the choice to come to Interlochen.

Rosie, Music Production & Engineering

Interlochen Arts Camp

Between the Magic of Art and the Beauty in Nature

Camp Stories

Interlochen is an amazing environment. My favorite part is making music with my peers and connecting with my teachers. It's a life changing experience, and I'll never forget it.

Stanley, Orchestra & Wind Ensemble

I'm going to look back at Interlochen and think 'Wow, I was here.' So many incredible performers have been here and I'm so lucky to be a part of it.

Paige, Musical Theatre Production

Interlochen lets you escape what's going on at home and focus on the meaning of each song. The wind, the trees, and the practice huts—it's unreal how much you are surrounded by motivation and inspiration.

Chris, Singer-Songwriter

Life is about being bold and being yourself completely. It's scary to let yourself be vulnerable and uncomfortable, but I've embraced that here—and it's helping me grow.

Chloe, Repertory Theatre

You leave Interlochen a different person than when you arrived. You can use your new skills in a better way—to help and to change the world.

Kai, Visual Arts

Interlochen has given me more confidence in my ability to produce music. After being around such passionate people, Arts Camp really sparked my fire of wanting to create.

Ella, Music Production & Engineering

Having those experiences outside with your friends makes the writing come that much easier.

Tara, Creative Writing

Coming to Interlochen made me realize that there are so many people who love dance as much as I do.

Cosette, Classical Ballet

I feel grateful knowing that Arts Camp cares about cultivating my gifts. Interlochen just made me want to pursue filmmaking even more.

Darian, Film & New Media

Violin player in orchestra at Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Online

Create and Connect from Anywhere

Online Arts Programs
A man plays the flute

Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Inspiration Becomes You

Lifelong Learning

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