International Students and Families


Welcome to Interlochen

Artists from all over the world have found an inspiring and transformative experience at Interlochen. Surrounded by a creative, global community, immersed in a scenic, natural setting, individual talents thrive. Here you will learn from renowned professionals, while developing lifelong friendships and enduring confidence.

Arts Academy Overview

Learn about how to apply, enrollment processes for international students, English as a second language curriculum, campus life, and more.

Preparing for Academy

Review the International Student section for more detailed Arts Academy information specific to our international families.

Arts Camp Overview

Learn about how to apply, enrollment considerations for international students, and camp life.

Preparing for Camp

Review the International Student section for more detailed Arts Camp information specific to our international families.

Virtual Tour Resources Center

Tour our facilities, hear from students, and register for online events from the comfort of your home.

Virtual Tour

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Interlochen News & Features

2021 Presidential Scholars
Two Interlochen Arts Academy students named 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts

Creative writer Madelyn Dietz and singer-songwriter Calvin Hinds are the 47th and 48th Arts Academy students to receive the prestigious designation.

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.

Upcoming Interlochen Concerts & Events
May
13

Interdisciplinary Arts, Academy Student

Interdisciplinary Arts Annual Projects

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix Theatre FREE, no tickets required

May
13

Music, Academy Student

Senior Recital: Andrew Burhans, horn, and Annie Citron, horn

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required

May
13

Music, Academy Student

Senior Recital: Emma Boyd, violin

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required