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World Youth Symphony Orchestra and Les Preludes – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 6, 2017


Join the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in their final performance of the season in the traditional “Les Préludes.” Artistic Director and Conductor of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, Jung-Ho Pak, will begin the performance leading WYSO through Wagner’s “Prelude to Die Meistersinger,” Hanson’s Symphony No. 1, movement 3 and Dun’s “Internet Symphony” before leading the combined ensemble of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Interlochen Philharmonic and World Youth Wind Symphony in Liszt’s “Les Préludes.” Dancers from the Interlochen Arts Camp Dance Company join in for what will surely be a moving final performance.

Jung-Ho Pak is also currently Music Director Emeritus of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. He has been conductor of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra at Interlochen Arts Camp since 2003. Formerly Music Director of the San Diego Symphony, he helped guide the orchestra’s emergence from bankruptcy to financial success. Mr. Pak has been Music Director with the University of Southern California, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Colburn School of Music, University of California, Berkeley, Emmy-nominated Disney Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, International Chamber Orchestra, and Diablo Ballet. He has conducted in Europe, Soviet Union, South America and Asia. Mr. Pak is a frequent speaker on television and radio about the relevance of art in society and the importance of music education, and clinician and guest conductor at national music festivals.

August 6, 2017 – 7:30pm
Ticket price(s):FREE

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Elisabeth Condon gallery opening

Elisabeth Condon gallery opening

Oct 19, 6:30pm - Oct 19, 8:30pm

Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 Hwy M-137 South
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

Interlochen Arts Academy is pleased to announce a one-month exhibition of selected works by American painter Elisabeth Condon, Artist. Condon’s works will be on display in the gallery of Dow Center for Visual Arts from Oct. 23 through Nov. 16.

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Permaculture 101 with Stuart Campbell

Permaculture 101 with Stuart Campbell

Oct 19, 6:30pm - Oct 19, 8:00pm

Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 Hwy M-137 South
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

The R.B. Annis Math and Science Department at the Interlochen Center for the Arts will host a series of informative discussions on horticulture, including gardening, beekeeping and permaculture, beginning in August and running through October of 2017. The discussions will be held at the newly constructed greenhouse directly in front of the Interlochen Public Radio building.

FREE and open to the public!

Oct. 19: Permaculture 101
Learn how to use native plants in creative approaches including “edible landscaping,” an approach to permaculture. This discussion and tour will be led by Stuart Campbell, formerly of Perennial Harvest, and will cover hugelkultur, creative wetlands, herb spirals, resource management, and other methods for ecological practices. Please dress appropriately. Shelter is available but the event will mostly be outdoors.
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Juilliard String Quartet

Juilliard String Quartet

Oct 19, 7:30pm - Oct 19, 10:00pm

Dedrinos Chapel and Recital Hall
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

Having celebrated its 70th anniversary last season, the Juilliard String Quartet continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946 and widely known as "the quintessential American string quartet," the Juilliard draws on a deep and vital engagement with the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works. Each performance of the Juilliard Quartet brings together the four members' profound understanding, total commitment and unceasing curiosity in sharing the wonders of the string quartet literature.

Join this internationally renowned quartet for a repertoire that includes Beethoven's String Quartet in A major, Op. 18, No. 5 and String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 127; and Haydn’s String Quartet in D major, Op. 76, No. 5.
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Fiber Blending on the Drumcarder

Fiber Blending on the Drumcarder

Oct 28, 9:00am - Oct 28, 5:00pm

Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 Hwy M-137 South
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

Revitalize your existing fiber roving or design your own colors and textural effects for a special project, while exploring the drum carder in this one day workshop. The process of fiber blending known as drum carding uses a drum of tooth covered cloth to separate, align, and combine fibers in preparation to be dyed, spun, or felted. Custom blends for specific textures, color combinations, and striping effects can be created on the drum carder, giving you more control of your project's outcome. Drum carder vocabulary and procedures will be explained, followed by a discussion of fiber types and how each type of carding cloth affects the processing of the fiber. You will apply this knowledge to achieve a desired visual effect in your spun or felted project. Methods of carding will include tweeds, striped/gradated, and textural batts. Handouts will be provided with instructions and suggestions for methods spinning or felting your freshly made batts. The possibilities are limitless!

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Registration Fee: $110 (includes $15 materials fee)

*K-12 Educators: Earn 6 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop.
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Discover Interlochen in New York

Discover Interlochen in New York

Oct 28, 3:00pm - Oct 28, 5:00pm

Martha Graham Dance Company
55 Bethune St
New York, NY  10014 Map

Want to know more about Interlochen Center for the Arts? Attend this informational event to learn more about opportunities for young artists in the areas of music, dance, theatre, visual arts, creative writing, motion picture arts and comparative arts.

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Arts Academy Open House

Arts Academy Open House

Nov 3, 8:30am - Nov 3, 5:30pm

Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 Hwy M-137 South
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

Each academic year, the Office of Admission and Financial Aid warmly welcomes prospective students and families to visit campus during an open house event. Guests take part in a large group experience that fosters true exploration of the possibility of attending Interlochen Arts Academy. The day's schedule provides flexibility to move at your own pace, while anchored with thoughtful opportunities that bring the group back together.

Please note: registration is required for participation in the open house.
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Discover Interlochen at Curtiss Hall

Discover Interlochen at Curtiss Hall

Nov 8, 5:00pm - Nov 8, 7:00pm

Curtiss Hall, 410 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1301, United States Map

Want to know more about Interlochen Center for the Arts? Attend this informational event to learn more about opportunities for young artists in the areas of music, dance, theatre, visual arts, creative writing, motion picture arts and comparative arts.

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Artists from Interlochen: Courtney Kaiser-Sandler

Artists from Interlochen: Courtney Kaiser-Sandler

Nov 9, 7:30pm - Nov 9, 10:00pm

Kirkbride Hall
700 Cottageview Dr
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

New music fills an historic venue in this final 2017 performance of the "Artists from Interlochen at Kirkbride Hall." With six original albums to her credit, Arts Academy alumna and current Academy Singer-Songwriter instructor Courtney Kaiser steps into the spotlight to perform several of her new and original works on the Kirkbride stage. Accompanying her are special guest Steve Nistor on drums (best known for his work with Daniel Lanois, Danger Mouse and Aiofe O'Donovan), and fellow Interlochen faculty members Crispin Cambell on cello and Matthew Cochran on guitar.... See MoreSee Less

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Live on IPR: NY Philharmonic Performs Bernstein in Ann Arbor

Live on IPR: NY Philharmonic Performs Bernstein in Ann Arbor

Nov 19, 2:30pm - Nov 19, 5:30pm

Interlochen Public Radio
1 Lyon St
Interlochen, MI  49643-0199 Map

On Nov. 19, the New York Philharmonic will perform at the Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. The concert is hosted by the University of Michigan's UMS and will be broadcast live on Classical Interlochen Public Radio.

The broadcast is part of a three-part concert series by the New York Philharmonic at the Hill Auditorium and celebrates the centennial of Leonard Bernstein's birth. The program for the concert on the 19th will include Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 3 “Kaddish”, narrated by Jeremy Irons. Leonard Slatkin will conduct. The performance will also feature the University Musical Society Choral Union, which will be directed by Interlochen alumnus Scott Hanoian (IAA 92-95, IAC 92, 94, IAC St 95-98).

Fifteen Interlochen Alumni currently play in the New York Philharmonic, including Ethan Bensdorf (IAC 95-00, 02), Anthony McGill (IAC 91, 93, IAA 94-96, IAC St 96), Kuan Cheng Lu (IAA 96-98, IAC 97) and Roger Nye (IAA 80-82). Another alumnus, Matthew VanBesien (IAC 87), is the president of the University Musical Society and former executive director of the New York Philharmonic.

The broadcast will begin at 2:30 p.m. EDT. with a pre-concert show by IPR hosts highlighting several of the Interlochen alumni playing in the New York Philharmonic. The performance will begin at 3 p.m. If you wish to attend the performance in person or attend another concert in the series, you can purchase tickets at ums.org/performance/new-york-philharmonic/.

Leonard Bernstein photo courtesy of New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives
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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Dec 7, 7:30pm - Dec 9, 10:00pm

Corson Auditorium
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

An incredibly popular Interlochen tradition, The Nutcracker brings all the dancing, music and fun of this treasured classic to Corson Auditorium again this season. Everyone's favorite holiday ballet includes gorgeous sets and colorful costumes as Director of Dance Joseph Morrissey puts his own spin on the tale of fantasy and wonder.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Dec 16, 7:30pm - Dec 16, 10:00pm

Cheboygan Opera House

Tickets: Adults $25 Children $10 $1.00 processing fee per ticket

An incredibly popular Interlochen tradition, The Nutcracker brings all the dancing, music and fun of this treasured classic to the Cheboygan Opera House. Everyone's favorite holiday ballet includes gorgeous sets and colorful costumes as Director of Dance Joseph Morrissey puts his own spin on the tale of fantasy and wonder.

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