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Welcome Faculty and Staff

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Tifini McClyde

Tifini McClyde-Blythe

Associate Vice President
Human Resources

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Alisha Baker

Alisha Baker

Employee Engagement & Training Specialist

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Cory Haight

Cory Haight

Senior Human Resources Specialist

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Heather Lee

Heather Lee

HR Specialist

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Jennifer Richards

Jennifer Richards, CVA

Assistant Director of Employee Engagement & Volunteer Services

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Pracilla Venhuizen

Pracilla L. Venhuizen

Human Resources Generalist

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Brienne Stiteler

Talent Acquisition Manager

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Features & News

All Features & News
Masked Interlochen Arts Academy students rehearse of The Little Prince
Interlochen Arts Academy to bring “The Little Prince” to life in operatic form

Composer Rachel Portman’s opera based on the beloved book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry will be livestreamed on the Interlochen website May 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Josh Lawrence Director of Jazz Studies at Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen Center for the Arts names Josh Lawrence Director of Jazz Studies

The award-winning trumpeter and experienced educator will lead jazz programs at Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen Arts Camp, and Interlochen Online.

John Church at Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen mourns the passing of longtime faculty member John Church

A creative force and dedicated teacher, Church taught metalsmithing and jewelry making at Interlochen Arts Academy for 30 years.

Upcoming Events
All Events
May
9

Theatre, Academy Student

"In The Heights" Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manual Miranda | Book by Quiara Alegria

Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 6:30 p.m.

Corson Auditorium Closed to the public

May
10

Music, Academy Student

Senior Recital: Anders Ruiter-Feenstra and Isabel Atkinson, double bass

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required

May
11

Music, Academy Student

Senior Recital: Elizabeth Perez-Hickman, oboe, and Evan Yonce, oboe

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:30 a.m.

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required