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Why Study Music at Interlochen

Follow in the footsteps of some of the most successful musicians around the world. Play, practice, and perform with talented peers and professionals in the picturesque woods of northern Michigan.

Here, instruments, musical styles, and artists come to speak the shared language of music. Whether you’re bringing enduring pieces of music to life or writing your own, you’ll have the space and support you need to excel. 

Summer Arts Camp

Music Programs

Arts Boarding School

Music Programs

Online Arts Programs

Virtual Instruction

Lifelong Learning

Music Workshops

A Meaningful Music Education

Whether you attend Arts Camp, Arts Academy, or a College for Creative Arts program, you’ll benefit from personalized instruction, practical and theoretical learning, and inspiring collaboration.

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Learn From the Best

Our exceptional faculty help you hone your craft through private lessons, studio classes, music theory courses, and ensemble experience. 

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Showcase Your Growth

You’ll have abundant opportunities to perform in large and small ensembles with talented peers.

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Find Inspiration All Around

World class facilities surrounded by natural beauty provide an ideal setting for learning and creativity.

Music News & Features

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Henry Charles Smith III conducts Interlochen’s World Youth Symphony Orchestra with guest Yo-Yo Ma in 1995.
Remembering Henry Charles Smith

Henry Charles Smith, National Music Camp alumnus and beloved director of Interlochen’s World Youth Symphony Orchestra for 16 seasons, passed away Sept. 8 at age 90.

Photo of Solomon Sigmon
Recent Interlochen Arts Academy graduate to be featured on ‘From the Top’

Clarinetist Solomon Sigmon will be featured in the program the week of Sept. 6.

Photo of conductor leading Adult Band Camp concert
Band Camp is back

For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, musicians from across the country gathered on the Interlochen campus for Adult Band Camp, one of Interlochen College of Creative Arts’ most popular programs.

Upcoming Music Events
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Music, Academy Student

Arts Academy Singer-Songwriter First Fall Concert

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Kresge Auditorium $12 Full Price; $9 Student


Music, Academy Student

Music Division Recital

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Music Center 1008


Music, Academy Student

Arts Academy Orchestra - Masterworks #1

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Corson Auditorium $12 Full Price; $9 Student