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Upcoming Alumni Events

Mar
3

मुक्ति : MUKTI

Friday, March 3, 2023, 8 p.m.

David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY

Engagement Spotlight

The Office of Engagement works with alumni and parents who want to stay connected and give back to Interlochen. Meet a few of our Engagement volunteers who generously share their time and immense talents to support Interlochen. 

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Sujata Murty

Assistant Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science at University at Albany, SUNY

Camp and Academy parent Carolyn Caputo-McCauley wearing a black top and smiling

Carolyn Caputo-McCauley

Dancer, Choreographer, and Educator

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Conor Dailey

Undergraduate Student at Ball State University

Jenna Zucker smiles at the camera in a night photograph with city lights in the background.

Jenna Zucker

Writer, Advocate, and Activist

Alumni Features & News

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“We Shall Overcome”: Interlochen alumnus recalls marching on Washington with Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963

Damon Richard Evans, a successful actor and singer, looks back on his involvement with the struggle for civil rights.

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A beautiful sound: Trumpet player Ethan Bensdorf shares his journey from Arts Camp to the New York Philharmonic

Bensdorf, whose talents were heard on the theme song for NBC’s Sunday Night Football, is excited to work with Interlochen students in March.

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Holocaust survivor and disability dance advocate Ginger Lane shares her story: “I owe it all to Interlochen”

Lane went from hiding from the Nazis in a laundry shed to studying dance at Interlochen. Now, she leads a vibrant career in Chicago.

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“A shot of inspiration”: Interlochen alumna Leelanee Sterrett finds joy in playing for the New York Philharmonic

Sterrett, who is Acting Associate Principal Horn, shares the story of how she found her way from Interlochen to a professional music career.

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Interlochen Shakespeare Festival recognized in Encore Michigan’s 2022 Wilde Awards

Interlochen alumni Sydney James Harcourt, Arezu Tavakoli, and Mishka Yarovoy earned top prizes for their roles in the Festival’s award-winning productions of “Othello” and “Sanctuary City.”

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Interlochen alumni selected as 2023 Grammy Award nominees

Norah Jones, Peter Erskine, and Nicholas Phan highlight the eleven Camp and Academy alumni nominated for the most coveted accolade in music.

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Interlochen's Office of Engagement is here for you. We focus on opportunities to engage, strengthen, and empower our alumni through lifelong, mutually-beneficial relationships.

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John Bogley

John Bogley

Vice President
Philanthropy

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Ian Jones

Director of Engagement

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Alyssa Blaker

Engagement Officer

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Carolyn Felix Purcell

Engagement Programs Manager

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