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.
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.
Learn From the Best
Our exceptional faculty help you hone your craft through private lessons, studio classes, music theory courses, and ensemble experience.
Showcase Your Growth
You’ll have abundant opportunities to perform in large and small ensembles with talented peers.
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.
Music News & Features
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From pre-performance rituals to rooftop dancing, these alumni have fond memories of the traditional Arts Camp finale.
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET
Corson Auditorium Full $33; Student $17
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 2 p.m. ET
Corson Auditorium Closed performance. Only open to Arts Academy families.
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET
Corson Auditorium $15 Full, $12 Student