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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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“Edmonia” composer Dr. Bill Banfield previews the opera’s premiere on ‘Arts Engines’

Dr. Bill Banfield and host Aaron Dworkin (IAA 86-88) discussed the process of creating an opera, the joy of collaboration, and more on one of the nation’s most widely viewed arts programs.

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Interlochen Arts Academy announces the winner of the 2024 Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition

Seal Kirtley, a junior from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, has been chosen to receive a full tuition scholarship to attend the Academy as a Creative Writing major.

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Detroit Public Television to broadcast Interlochen Arts Academy’s “The Sleeping Beauty” ballet April 15

“The Sleeping Beauty” will air on Detroit Public Television at 9 p.m. ET April 15 and will be made available on demand at and via the PBS Video app.

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