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

Students on Ostelin Mall during the 2017 Arts Academy opening weekend
Interlochen Center for the Arts receives largest non-estate gift in Interlochen history, inspiring two additional cornerstone gifts

Several Interlochen supporters have made leadership gift commitments to achieve "Vision 2028,” totaling $23.8 million since June 1.

Visual arts student in studio
The Washington Post features Interlochen’s completed Campus Master Plan and vision for the future

Philip Kennicott, the Pulitzer Prize-winning art and architecture critic of The Washington Post, highlights the completion of the Sasaki Associates Campus Master Plan and the unprecedented level of support Interlochen has received in support of expanding financial aid and enhancing programmatic excellence.

Meena Karimi
Composition by Arts Academy student Meena Karimi to be performed by the Chineke! Orchestra at London’s Southbank Centre

“Dawn” portrays the dreams, hopes, and struggles of women and girls in Afghanistan today.

Upcoming Interlochen Concerts & Events
Oct
25

Music, Guest Artist

Guest Artist Recital: Tim McAllister, saxophone, with Liz Ames, piano

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall

Oct
27

Interdisciplinary Arts, Academy Student

Interdisciplinary Arts Academy Cafe

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Stone 2

Oct
27

Music, Academy Student

Arts Academy Brass Ensemble Fall Concert

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Corson Auditorium $12 Full Price; $9 Student