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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

Jennifer Richards, CVA

Director of Customer Service and Volunteers

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Features & News

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The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards logo
Interlochen Arts Academy students and graduates excel in the 2024 national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Academy-affiliated artists and writers received a total of 16 awards in the nation’s most prestigious recognition program for young creatives.

A collage image of Bri Cavallaro's professional author photo alongside the cover of her book 'Sunrise Nights', which shows a boy and a girl walking together in front of a sunrise.
“An ode to all my favorite indie movies”: Interlochen Creative Writing instructor Bri Cavallaro co-authors new teen novel about a momentous night at summer camp

Cavallaro shares the cinematic inspiration behind the plot, the joy of her collaborative writing process, and who she’d cast if ‘Sunrise Nights’ was made into a movie.

Professional photo of author T.G. Sparks and the cover of his novel, 'The Last Siren'.
Bringing ‘The Last Siren’ to life: Arts Camp student publishes book he workshopped at Interlochen’s Novel Writing Intensive

16-year-old T. G. Sparks grapples with themes of gender identity in his new fantasy novel, which he refined through peer critiques and expert feedback at Interlochen.

Upcoming Events
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Music, Camp Faculty

Viola Intensive: Faculty Recital and Opening Meeting

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 2:30 p.m. ET

Mallory-Towsley Center for Arts Leadership Great Room FREE, no tickets required


Music, Camp Faculty

Jazz Piano Intensive: Faculty Recital

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 6:15 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required


Music, Camp Faculty

Classical Voice Intensive: Faculty Recital

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 6:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required