“When you see something that is not right, you must say something,” Lewis wrote. “You must do something… Though I may not be here with you, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.”
It remains the artist’s responsibility to give voice to the human condition. I see a world right now that is disoriented and in search of meaning -- a world in desperate need of the artist’s perspective.
In just a few short days, the promising young artists of Interlochen Arts Academy will convene on our campus. For those of you new to Interlochen, I am excited to meet you and experience your talent. For those of you returning, welcome back.