Volunteers


Join the Interlochen community

Volunteers serve as important pillars of the Interlochen community. By dedicating their time, contributing their skills, and acting as ambassadors, volunteers help everything at Interlochen run more smoothly. We count on volunteers in multiple ways: leading tours, assisting visitors, sewing costumes, serving as ushers, planting flowers, raising funds, and even engaging with prospective students and alumni both on- and off-campus. Join us!

Get Involved

Find out more about on-campus and remote volunteering opportunities.

Give Back

Learn more about how you can make an impact on a young artist's life.

Concerts & Events

Check out our upcoming events and live webcasts.

Scholarshop

Show your Interlochen pride by shopping at our campus store.

Volunteer Spotlight: Ted Biederwieden

After his grandfather built a cabin in Michigan, Ted Beiderwieden started summering near Interlochen and would listen to Interlochen Public Radio. He went from avid IPR listener to Interlochen Center for the Arts' Volunteer of the Year several years in a row.

Read Ted's story

Ted Beiderwieden

Ted Beiderwieden volunteering at Interlochen Public Radio.

Contact Us

Want to make a difference at Interlochen? We’d love to welcome you as a volunteer! Whether near or far, we can help find the right opportunity for you, whether it's on-campus, off-campus, or online. Contact Alyssa Blaker for off-campus or online opportunities and Jennifer Richards for on-campus opportunities.

Headshot of Alyssa Blaker

Alyssa Blaker

Engagement Officer

231.276.7441 231.276.7441 Send Email
Jennifer Richards

Jennifer Richards, CVA

Assistant Director of Employee Engagement & Volunteer Services

231.276.7638 231.276.7638 Send Email

Interlochen News

2022 Presidential Scholar Finalists at Interlochen Arts Academy
Two Interlochen Arts Academy students named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts

Actor Joshua Brown and visual artist Quoc Bui are the 49th and 50th Arts Academy students to receive the prestigious designation.

A season of joy, music, and making up for lost time

Emerging after the challenging and isolating years of COVID-19, this summer young musicians at Interlochen Arts Camp will find mentorship, friendship, and opportunity.

An Interlochen Arts Academy senior Jonah Cohen
Interlochen Arts Academy senior wins national music competition

Jonah Cohen won top honors in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior Composition Competition finals

Upcoming Events
May
17

Creative Writing, Academy Student

Senior Recital Reading

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required

May
18

Film & New Media, Academy Student

Filmmakers Thesis Premiere

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required

May
18

Creative Writing, Academy Student

Senior Recital Reading

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required