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.

Fennell Music Library

Interlochen Center for the Arts' Fennell Music Library houses one of the largest performing ensemble collections in the world. We have over 100,000 items available, including scores, performance materials, sound recordings, and the esteemed Tureck Bach Research Institute.

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Fennell Music Library at Interlochen Center for the Arts

Music News & Features

Interlochen alumna and Valade Concertmaster Margaret Batjer offers advice to rising musicians

Margaret Batjer opens up about her background in violin and shares words of wisdom for students.

2019 High School Advanced Strings Viola 2
How to nurture your child’s talent in music

Four tips for developing a confident, successful musician

The current King's Singers in 2021
The King’s Singers return to Interlochen

Vocal ensemble The King’s Singers will perform and host master classes with Interlochen Arts Camp students as part of their visit to the United States.

Upcoming Music Events

Music, Camp Student

High School Music Recital

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required


Music, Camp Student

High School Voice Recital

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required


Music, Camp Faculty

Faculty Brass Recital

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 8 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium FREE, no tickets required