Program Finder

Located in northern Michigan, Interlochen Center for the Arts offers programs for student artists in grades 3-12, and adults of all ages.

Voice Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 26, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Harp Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 26, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Interlochen Online High School (grades 9-12) Programs

Summer Arts Camp Program

Hone your skills, meet like-minded peers from around the world, and prepare for your next chapter in an enriching and innovative online arts experience.

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Sunday, June 28, 2020 to Sunday, July 19, 2020

Music Production & Engineering Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Learn the artistic and technical aspects of working in a music studio through intensive study of music and song production.

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 26, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Music Production & Engineering Summer Program for High School Students

Summer Arts Camp Program

In this intensive study of music and song production, students come to understand the artistic and technical aspects of working in a music studio.

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 26, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Orchestra & Wind Ensemble Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Spend your summer under the direction of esteemed conductors, tackling challenging repertoire carefully chosen for musicians in grades 6-9.

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 26, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Organ Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 26, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Piano Summer Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Saturday, June 26, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Singer-Songwriter Program for Grades 6-9

Summer Arts Camp Program

Compose songs and share them in small workshops that allow you to gain performance experience and receive feedback in an intimate and supportive setting.

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
Sunday, July 18, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

Arts Academy Boarding High School: Music Major

Academy Boarding School Major

Recognized as one of the finest pre-professional music schools in the world, Interlochen offers instrumental music, vocal music, music composition, jazz and singer-songwriter programs.

3-Hour Ukulele for Beginners Workshop and 3-Hour Strum Workshop for Confident Beginners

Adult Arts Program

The ukulele has become one of the most popular instruments in the country--it's easy to learn, portable, relatively inexpensive, and an enjoyable way to spend time singing and strumming by yourself or with friends. Learn how in these workshops!

This program has been postponed to August 2020 - Date TBA

Program dates: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Adult Band Camp Online 2.0

Adult Arts Program

Join more than seventy adults from across the United States and around the globe for the 2020 Online Adult Band Camp and experience the joy of study and performance of symphonic band repertoire in a challenging, supportive, fun and friendly environment. 

Program dates:
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 to Friday, February 12, 2021

Adult Chamber Music Camp Online - Postponed to 2021

Adult Arts Program

For more than 60 years, adult musicians have come to Interlochen to read, play and polish great works of chamber music together.

Program dates:
Monday, August 17, 2020 to Saturday, August 22, 2020

Adult Choir Camp - Postponed to 2021

Adult Arts Program

Join adult singers from across the United States and around the world to experience the joy of choral singing in a challenging, supportive and friendly environment.

Program dates:
Monday, June 29, 2020 to Saturday, July 4, 2020

Chapman Stick Workshop

Adult Arts Program

The 2019 Chapman Stick Workshop faculty line-up includes master performers and teachers of the Stick, Steve Adelson, Bob Culbertson and Greg Howard. Join us for this 4-day workshop and gain valuable skills, hone techniques and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow players!

Program dates:
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 to Saturday, July 13, 2019

Chords and Chord Progressions for Fretboard Instruments

Adult Arts Program

Join multi-instrumentalist and educator Alvin McGovern for this two-day workshop and learn all about chords and chord progressions, applicable to any fretboard instrument!

Program dates:
Thursday, October 24, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

Early Music Workshop - Postponed to 2021

Adult Arts Program

Join us for the 2020 Early Music Workshop as we explore Renaissance music from German composers! Period instruments are highlighted and program sessions focus on articulation, ornamentation, improvisation, and rehearsal techniques. The workshop culminates with an optional participant concert.

Program dates:
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 to Saturday, June 6, 2020

Easy Instrument Repair for the Band Teacher

Adult Arts Program

Join University of North Texas resident technician, Justin Cooper, in this one-day workshop geared toward woodwind and brass teachers. 

Program dates: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Intermediate Guitar

Adult Arts Program

Join award-winning multi-instrumentalist Drew Howard for a two-day guitar workshop geared for intermediate-level students. Players of acoustic and/or electric guitars welcome!

Program dates:
Saturday, November 3, 2018 to Sunday, November 4, 2018

Introduction to Music Publishing

Adult Arts Program

Whether you are a songwriter, vocalist or just someone curious about the music industry, this workshop will provide you with an overview of copyright, exclusive rights, music publishing and how to get paid for your original work.

Program dates: Friday, June 21, 2019

Introduction to Piano for Adults

Adult Arts Program

Whether you have very little familiarity with the piano keyboard, or no musical background at all, you will find a rewarding experience in this 3-day workshop with certified instructor and music educator Janice Derian.

Program dates:
Friday, April 27, 2018 to Sunday, April 29, 2018

Learn to Read Music: Sight-Reading for Beginnners

Adult Arts Program

In this three-day workshop participants will learn the fundamentals of reading music as they explore the basics of rhythm, pitch, major and minor scales, key signatures, and musical terms.

Program dates:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 to Thursday, November 1, 2018

Learning Music Theory through the Fretboard

Adult Arts Program

Multi-instrumentalist and educator Alvin McGovern will introduce the fundamentals of music theory, using a fretboard instrument as a reference, in this 2-day workshop. Students simply need to bring a guitar, banjo, or mandolin; but do not need to know how to play it.

Program dates:
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 to Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Lecture: History of Music at Interlochen

Adult Arts Program

Join Interlochen Public Radio’s classical music host, Amanda Sewell, for an exploration of  Interlochen’s musical history, traditions, people and events.

Program dates: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Mountain Dulcimer Immersive Workshop Online - Cancelled

Adult Arts Program

Welcome to the special Online Version of the Mountain Dulcimer Immersive – 2020. We are excited to offer dulcimer players with some experience (a little to a lot!) an opportunity to learn some new songs, tune, and techniques virtually during this challenging time when we can’t meet in person. And we are thrilled to have Sarah Kate Morgan from Kentucky as our guest instructor.

Program dates: Saturday, September 26, 2020

Mountain Dulcimer: Sweet Sounds for the Holidays

Adult Arts Program

Learn some festive and fun holiday music for mountain dulcimer in this half-day workshop and take home a generous packet of music from instructor Wanda Degen! Open to students with at least a little experience through intermediate-level players.


Program dates: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Piano Workshop for Adults

Adult Arts Program

If you have 2-4 years of experience on the keyboard and would like to take your playing to the next level, join certified music educator Janice Derian for this 3-day workshop. Learn new pieces, explore practice strategies, and discover how music theory correlates to your repertoire, under Janice’s individualized guidance.

Program dates:
Friday, May 17, 2019 to Sunday, May 19, 2019

Virtual Master Teacher Workshop for Flute and Flute Choir Camp

Adult Arts Program

Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow flutists at Interlochen's 2020 Virtual Master Teacher Workshop for Flute and Flute Choir Camp. Engage in daily online sessions with Jane Berkner, Ali Ryerson, Linda White and George Pope.  

Program dates:
Saturday, July 11, 2020 to Friday, July 17, 2020

Vocal Pedagogy for the Choral Singer Online

Adult Arts Program

This course is geared toward the adult choir singer with little or no prior vocal training, or the solo singer who wishes to improve their vocal knowledge.

Program dates:
Monday, July 27, 2020 to Friday, July 31, 2020

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