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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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Interlochen alumni selected as 2024 Grammy Award nominees

More than 70 Arts Camp and Arts Academy alumni received nominations across 14 award categories, including Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album, Best Musical Theater Album, and Best Folk Album.

Ed Downing, Dean Boal, Jeff Kimpton, and Trey Devey during the 2021 Sasaki Celebration.
Interlochen Center for the Arts President Emeritus Dean Boal passes away at 92

A gifted pianist, educator, and public radio leader, Boal championed the growth of Interlochen Public Radio and initiated the campus plan that shaped three decades of infrastructure improvements at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

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Whoop Dee Doo brings joyful enthusiasm to Interlochen Arts Academy

Known for their boundary-bending performances, the troupe worked with Interlochen students to devise a piece of original theatre, which featured fantastical costumes and colorful art installations.

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