Music Majors at Interlochen Arts Academy

Study at the World’s Leading Music Boarding School

As a musician, you combine sound, rhythm, and emotion in sharing your artistic voice with the world around you. The daily practice of fundamental skills and repertoire prepares you to express these unique gifts in a way that inspires your audience. Our music boarding school provides the ideal environment for pursuing your musical passions, so you have all the tools you need to spend your life doing what you love.

What You’ll Learn

Interlochen Arts Academy offers a diverse array of programs tailored to your instrument and interests. Whether you're passionate about classical music, jazz, contemporary music, or other genres, our comprehensive curriculum will provide you with a world-renowned musical education.

At Interlochen, you’ll work closely with our music faculty members—all of whom are accomplished musicians and dedicated teachers, and many of whom perform regularly on international stages. They will provide you with mentorship and constructive feedback as you cultivate your individual talents. They’ll also help equip you for success in auditions, whether you plan to pursue a path in music or thrive in another vocation.

As a student at our boarding arts high school for music, you will:

  • Explore a diverse array of musical genres and styles, from classical to contemporary
  • Develop and refine your musical skills, mastering your chosen instrument or vocal technique
  • Analyze the nuances of music theory and composition
  • Cultivate a deep understanding of musical elements, from terminology to historical context
  • Learn how to confidently prepare for auditions, excel onstage, and pursue musical opportunities
  • Find your confidence and polish your poise through regular performance opportunities
  • Prepare for successful entrance into competitive college programs

Use our tool to discover the diverse music program offerings at Interlochen Arts Academy, our boarding school for music. Filter by instrument type or music major.

Dive deeper into Interlochen Arts Academy with a free digital viewbook

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In our free informational booklet, you'll learn more about: 

  • Each of our seven arts areas 
  • Renowned faculty 
  • College-preparatory academics 
  • Student resources 
  • How to apply and financial aid information 
  • And more

See what you can experience at Interlochen.

Come to a high school where young creatives thrive—and see how your unique journey unfolds. Plan your visit, request more information, or apply to Interlochen Arts Academy today.