Interlochen Center for the Arts welcomed over 1,300 young artists the weekend of June 22. These campers came together from 51 states and territories and 33 countries for a summer of artistic growth and creative collaboration.
Diane Holcomb Wilshere (IAA '79), Actor, Writer, Director, talks about the ways in which students are nurtured in all areas--academic as well as artistic--and encouraged to explore new things while attending Interlochen Arts Academy.
Christina Wallace (IAA '01), Management Consulting, shares a fond memory of a math competition and remembers the level of support that her math team received from the artistic community here at the Academy.
Sheetal Dingrani (IAA '99), V.P. Business Strategy, talks about Interlochen holding a place in the hearts and minds of her family and the responsibility she feels as an alumna to help spread the word, making it a bigger part of everyone's lives.
David Holland (IAA Faculty), Viola Instructor & Conductor - Interlochen Arts Academy, talks about some of the reasons that being a member of the Arts Academy faculty has been such a fulfilling experience.
The fourth annual Future of Cinema Fest was held on the Interlochen campus this fall and screened the best work of high school students around the world. In addition to screening student films, the festival brings some of the world’s leading filmmakers to the Interlochen campus where they work closely with students who also have a passion for storytelling and film.
Each summer, some of Interlochen's most accomplished young musicians compete for a chance to perform as a soloist with one of Interlochen's large ensembles. This is part one of a two part series, featuring the 2011 concerto competition.