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

A sculpture from Arts Academy student Quoc Bui’s Gold Key-winning entry, “Fite.”
Interlochen Arts Academy students shine in 2022 regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Eight-four students from all seven artistic disciplines received accolades in the West Central Michigan region of the prestigious national arts competition.

The 2022 Presidential Scholar nominees - Joshua Brown, Quoc Bui, and Jessica Kodsi
Three Interlochen Arts Academy students nominated for 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts award

Seniors Joshua Brown, Quoc Bui, and Jessica Kodsi are among the 60 students across the country nominated for the nation’s highest honor for young artists.

2022 Young Artists Concerto Winners
Three Interlochen Arts Academy students advance to semifinals of International Young Artist Concerto Competition

Pianist Yimei Liang, violist Valeria Serrano, and pianist Luis Villa will perform with a professional orchestra as part of the semifinal round of the competition in Chicago on Jan. 29.

Upcoming Interlochen Concerts & Events
Jan
26

Interdisciplinary Arts, Academy Student

Studio 2 Cafe

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. EST

Stone 2 FREE, no tickets required

Jan
28

Visual Arts, Academy Student

Juried Student Exhibition

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 6 p.m. EST

Dow Center for Visual Arts FREE, no tickets required

Jan
28

Film & New Media, Academy Student

Filmmakers Premiere

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. EST

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required