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

A group of golden gramophone trophies
Interlochen alumni among 2022 Grammy Award nominees

Seven Arts Camp and Arts Academy alumni received recognition in three award categories, spanning pop, jazz, and classical music.

The Garden Theater
Interlochen Arts Academy contemporary music students to perform at the Garden Theater in Frankfort, Michigan

Jazz, singer-songwriter, popular music, and music production & engineering students will perform at the historic venue on Friday, Nov. 26.

Nora González
Interlochen alumna Nora González nominated for two Latin Grammys, to perform at awards ceremony

González was nominated for Latin Grammys in two categories, “Best Ranchera / Mariachi Music Album” and “Best Regional Mexican Song.”

Upcoming Music Events
Dec
1

Music, Academy Student

Music Division Recital

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required

Dec
2

Music, Academy Student

Arts Academy Opera Workshop

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required

Dec
3

Music, Academy Student

Arts Academy Opera Workshop

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required