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Tifini McClyde

Tifini McClyde-Blythe

Associate Vice President
Human Resources

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Cory Haight

Cory Haight

Senior Human Resources Specialist

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Heather Lee

Heather Lee

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid - Camp

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Jennifer Richards, CVA

Director of Customer Service and Volunteers

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Features & News

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A student reads aloud a new composition in a Creative Writing class.
From outdoor dancing to trying new instruments: Arts Merge lets students explore multiple art forms in the same program

Director of Interdisciplinary Arts Clyde Sheets gives an inside look into this innovative three-week session and shares how it prepares students for a life in the arts.

A portrait photo of conductor Julius Williams
Music as a force for good: 5 questions with “Edmonia” conductor Julius Williams

Williams shares why he wanted to work on “Edmonia”, explains his role as conductor, and reveals his favorite part of the score.

A gray sculpted torso mold sits on a wooden table.
Sculpting Edmonia’s story: Academy Visual Arts department gears up for special displays and an attention-grabbing centerpiece

Instructor Patty Smith and three of her students reveal how they’ll be supporting Dr. Bill Banfield’s new opera at Interlochen this May.

Upcoming Events
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Music, Academy Student

Music Recital

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required


Academy Student

Verse and Stage

Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

City Opera House Tickets $10-$25


Music, Academy Student

Jazz Appreciation Month: New Music for Jazz Orchestra

Friday, April 26, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall Adult: $17; Child through College: $14