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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 Camps

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

A group of students and teachers poses outside Interlochen's Music building.
Kara Huber, Interlochen’s Marjorie Wood Drackett Piano Chair, brings accolades and fresh perspective to her position

Her students are winning awards and getting into top schools—and they share her passion for celebrating female composers.

Ken Larson, Lauren Hunt, and Tom Riccobono
Faculty brass trio advances Interlochen, underrepresented composers, and brass repertoire with forthcoming album

Arts Academy brass instructors Lauren Hunt, Ken Larson, and Tom Riccobono recorded works by Gina Gillie, Evan Williams, Eric Ewazen, and more through the Professional Growth Recording Grant.

A group of Grammy Award trophies
Interlochen alumni win big at 2024 Grammy Awards

More than 20 Arts Camp and Arts Academy alumni performed on six Grammy Award-winning albums spanning the classical, jazz, and roots music genres.

Upcoming Music Events
Mar
6

Music, Academy Student

Music Recital

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required

Mar
7

Music, Academy Student

Popular Music Ensemble: Rise Up - songs of struggle and resistance

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium Adult: $17; Child through College: $14

Mar
8

Music, Academy Student

Jazz Combos: Celebrate Bud Powell Centennial

Friday, March 8, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium Adult: $17; Child through College: $14

See what you can experience at Interlochen.

Come to a place where creatives thrive—and see how your unique journey unfolds. Plan your visit, request more information, or apply/register to an Interlochen Center for the Arts program today.