Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Why Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Here, you will find opportunities to boost your creativity, rediscover your passion, and take that next step in your artistic and professional life. Connect with your creative side and experience a different type of continuing education.

COVID-19 Response

The safety and well-being of the Interlochen Center for the Arts community are always our first priority. Learn more about our response to COVID-19.

Learn and Thrive

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, you'll find workshops, classes, and retreats geared toward adult learners, educators, and professionals in a variety of artistic disciplines and career advancement areas. Our accomplished faculty members provide guidance and support as you enhance your skills and talent. Our beautiful, bucolic campus is an ideal setting to focus on your own development and to join a community of likeminded peers. 

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Enrichment through creativity and professional growth 

From ukulele workshops for beginners to digital audio courses for professional development, you will find a wide array of classes to satisfy your artistic curiosity and desire for growth. Our programs in creative writing, music, visual arts, media, theatre arts, and professional development will inspire and challenge you.

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Learn from those at the top of their field

Our instructors have decades of experience as industry professionals and educators. While guiding with their expertise, they are committed to creating a supportive environment to help you grow your skills at any level.

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Our Campus

Find your focus between two lakes

Our gorgeous, secluded campus is an ideal environment to immerse yourself in artistic and professional development. For multi-day programs, we also offer a variety of lodging options on our campus.

How often, as we grow older, do we have an opportunity to learn new skills or to fine-tune and grow.

Kathy Daly, Adult Choir Camp

College of Creative Arts News & Features

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“It feeds the soul”: Interlochen Adult Choir Camp conductor and participant share the joy, camaraderie of singing

Choir conductor Jerry Blackstone and participant Kris Young discuss the joys of singing in community and the unexpected friendships that can form.

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Interlochen kicks off summer Garden Lecture Series

Sixteen new classes focus on beekeeping, breadmaking, cooking, painting, and more.

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Give the gift of Interlochen

Celebrate the season of giving with special deals on Interlochen Online and Interlochen College of Creative Arts courses.

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Band Camp is back

For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, musicians from across the country gathered on the Interlochen campus for Adult Band Camp, one of Interlochen College of Creative Arts’ most popular programs.

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From the Desk of Trey Devey: A season of returns

This historic summer marks the joyous return of Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen Arts Festival, and in-person programs from our College of Creative Arts.

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Interlochen College of Creative Arts announces virtual summer programs

Online courses will be offered in flute, vocal pedagogy, chamber music, and more for adult artists of all skills levels.

Upcoming Events

Music, Academy Student

Singer-Songwriter & Popular Music Ensemble: At the City Opera House

Friday, February 3, 2023 - 8 p.m. ET

City Opera House $25, $20, Students $10


Music, Academy Faculty

Music Faculty Recital: Classical

Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 4 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required


Music, Academy Student

Music Recital

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required