Arts at Interlochen

Interlochen Center for the Arts has arts education programs for students in grades 3-12 and adults. Interlochen also hosts hundreds of concerts and events in northern Michigan and is the parent organization of our two public radio stations.

Find the stories and sounds of Interlochen below, or click here for recordings of Interlochen student performances. 

Interlochen Center for the Arts has released the schedule for the upcoming 2015 Festival season!

Chris Gruits, Executive Director of Interlochen Presents, joined IPR's Tim Burke to give us a preview.

For a full listing of acts coming to Interlochen for the 2015 Arts Festival, click here.

Kids' Commute Eighth Blackbird Week: Glass equipage

Apr 10, 2015

Welcome back, Kids’ Commuters. Today is the final day of Eighth Blackbird week. Eighth Blackbird is the artist-in residence at Interlochen Arts Academy, teaching workshops and collaborating with the students. All week, they’ve been taking us through the piece of music composed especially for their group, called “Thirteen Ways.” Ready for the final day?

 

The focus of today’s episode is on the eleventh movement.

 

Hey Kids’ Commuters! Welcome back to Eighth Blackbird week. Lisa Kaplan and Matthew Duvall are part of a music group called Eighth Blackbird. Today, we’ll continue delving into the music piece, “Thirteen Ways.”

 

The focus of today’s episode is on the seventh movement.

 

 


This week on Kids’ Commute, we are going to hang out with Lisa Kaplan and Matthew Duvall. Lisa is the pianist, and Matthew is the percussionist for “Eighth Blackbird.” The music group is currently the artist-in-residence at Interlochen Arts Academy. All week we’ve been exploring a piece of music written expressly for Eighth Blackbird, called “Thirteen Ways.”

The focus of today’s episode is on the sixth movement.

 


Kids' Commute Eighth Blackbird Week: Pantomime

Apr 7, 2015

This week on Kids’ Commute, we are going to hang out with Lisa Kaplan and Matthew Duvall. Lisa is the pianist, and Matthew is the percussionist for “Eighth Blackbird.” The music group is currently the artist-in-residence at Interlochen Arts Academy. All throughout this week, they’re taking us through the different movements of the very first piece ever written for the group, called “Thirteen Ways.”

 


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