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Interlochen Center for the Arts engages and inspires people worldwide through excellence in educational, artistic, and cultural programs.


Founded in 1928, Interlochen Center for the Arts began as a national music camp and has evolved into a leading cultural institution.


Trey Devey became the eighth president of Interlochen Center for the Arts on June 12, 2017.

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A painting of a dark-skinned hand grasping an orange in front of a cloud-filled sky.
“MUKTI: Poems of Liberation” accepted into Hawaii-based international film festival

The short film, based on the life stories of several Arts Academy students, was created in collaboration with student filmmakers, animators, and poets

A collage consisting of the headshots of three new IAA faculty members.
Interlochen Arts Academy welcomes new faculty for 2023-24 academic year

The school’s new teaching artists and scholars include fiction writer Winthrop Emmet Knowlton, organist Hae Won Jang, and filmmaker Nathan Buck.

Avrom Lindner and Paige Cook
Four Interlochen Arts Academy seniors named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Acting major Paige Cook and music majors Arin Goldstein, Avrom Lindner, and William Simpfendorfer are among the 16,000 U.S. high school students chosen to advance in the prestigious scholarship competition.

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