Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult programs in music, creative writing, visual arts, and more
Register today to develop your artistic skills
Experience retreats on Interlochen's beautiful campus. Be part of a supportive community and grow your creative network.
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Why Interlochen College of Creative Arts

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, you'll develop your artistic skills and boost your creativity. You'll learn from expert faculty and connect with peers in a welcoming, supportive environment.

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. 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 join a community of peers who share your interest in the arts. 

ICCA Programs & Collaboration


Enrichment through creativity and professional growth 

From ukulele workshops for beginners to writer retreats for all skill levels, 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, dance, and sustainability and nature will inspire and challenge you.

ICCA Faculty


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.

Painting by Green Lake

Our Campus

Find your focus surrounded by nature

Our beautifully serene 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

Mackenzie Duan
Interlochen Online student selected as 2023 Davidson Fellow

Creative writer Mackenzie Duan received a $10,000 literature award from one of the nation’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarship programs.

A man wearing headphones and glasses plays a guitar in front of a microphone.
Announcing Interlochen Online Programs for Adults

Registration will kick off in summer 2023, with online arts courses for adults beginning in the fall in music, musical theatre, creative writing, and more—all taught by Interlochen faculty members.

Photo of conductor leading Adult Band Camp concert
Interlochen College of Creative Arts commissions new work from composer Jim Stephenson

Stephenson’s Symphony No. 4 will be premiered by Symphonic Band Camp participants as part of their final concert on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023.

Upcoming Events

Music, Academy Student, Academy Student

Orchestra and Wind Symphony: With Guest Conductor Chelsea Tipton

Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium Adult: $17; Child through College: $14


Music, Academy Student

Music Recital

Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required


Dance, Academy Student, Academy Student

Dance: Fall Showcase

Friday, September 29, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium Adult: $17; Child through College: $14