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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, in addition to four-week courses and private lessons with Interlochen Online. Be part of a supportive community and grow your creative network.
Plan Your Visit

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.

Upcoming Programs

String Orchestra Retreat    
Whether you're looking to improve your technique, learn new repertoire, or simply enjoy playing in a string ensemble, the String Orchestra Retreat is for you. 

Friday, April 12 - Sunday, April 14, 2024 
Early Registration: $356 (March 1, 2024 Deadline)

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Songwriting Retreat    
Develop your songwriting skills in a supportive, inspiring environment. Open to all levels, the Songwriting Retreat will feature instruction from Interlochen's world-class faculty.

Friday, May 3 - Sunday, May 5, 2024 
Early Registration: $356 (March 1, 2024 Deadline)

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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. You can also learn from anywhere in the world through Interlochen Online's four-week courses and private lessons. Our accomplished faculty members provide guidance and support as you enhance your skills and talent. 

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 programs to satisfy your artistic curiosity and desire for growth. Our programs in music, creative writing, visual arts, dance, and sustainability and nature will inspire and challenge you.

ICCA Faculty


Learn from faculty members at the top of their field

Our instructors are accomplished industry professionals and educators. They will guide you with their expertise, while 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

A young actor gestures expressively in front of a curtain.
Does my child need a resume for acting or dance?

Short answer: Yes, they do. Here’s how to make one.

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Interlochen Online to launch certificate programs for adults and teens

The three-course programs offer deeper artistic training in particular areas of study while providing a vehicle for students to showcase their accomplishments.

A smiling director poses with a clapperboard in front of camera equipment.
From reluctant actress to sought-after acting coach: Ria Pavia draws on her wide-ranging career to help others shine

Pavia shares about her transformative Interlochen journey and why she’s so excited to be teaching a new course for Interlochen Online.