Each year, the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) nominates up to 60 young artists for consideration by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars. This spring, Andrew Bahle, a senior percussion major at Interlochen Arts Academy, was named as a finalist in this group of exceptional young artists.
Senior Assistant Director of Admission & Partnership Coordinator, Interlochen Arts Camp
Music and Theatre Arts, Junior and Intermediate Divisions
Percussion students from Interlochen Arts Camp perform an original composition by John Alfieri, instructor of percussion at Interlochen Arts Academy.
Instructor of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Academy; Director and Instructor of Orchestral Percussion, Interlochen Percussion Institute; Adult Band Camp Percussion Faculty, Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Percussion faculty, Boston Conservatory; Director of Education and Orchestral Activities at the Avedis Zildjian Co.
For many summers, the Avedis Zildjian company has helped provide opportunities for young percussionists through contributions of talent and resources.