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(Press Release provided by Interlochen Center for the Arts)

INTERLOCHEN: Joining a slew of exceptional performances from faculty, staff, and students, as well as the second annual WInterlochen celebration, are a set of featured performances at Interlochen that certainly are “do not miss” during the second half of the 2014/2015 Performing Arts Series.

More information on these and the myriad other performances that make up the last half of the 2014/2015 Performing Arts Series can be found at


Kazim Ali

Thursday, February 19, 7:30pm, The Writing House

Explore the intersection of faith and daily life with poet, essayist and fiction writer Kazim Ali.


Saturday, February 21

Beat the winter blues at WINTERLOCHEN and enjoy family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities, free student performances, a Frozen Sing-a-Long and meet-and-greet at 1:30 p.m. in Corson Auditorium, and much more.

Arts Academy Winter Dance

Friday, March 6-7, Corson Auditorium

Be one of the first to view an exciting collaboration between the professional dancers of DanceWorks Chicago, brilliant choreographer Christian Denice and the talented students of the Interlochen Arts Academy Dance Co.

René Marie

Tuesday, March 10, 7:30pm, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall

Find yourself transformed as you hear the voice of one of the world’s preeminent jazz vocalists.

From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley

Friday, March 13, 7:30pm, Corson Auditorium

Be part of a live performance for National Public Radio and watch a debut piece from composer, musician and YouTube sensation Michael Thurber featuring the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra.

Altan St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Saturday, March 14, 7:30pm, Corson Auditorium

Celebrate an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day with the world-famous Irish band, Altan and their special guest, banjo virtuoso Alison Brown. The exquisitely sensitive old Irish songs and hard hitting reels and jigs will bring out the Irish in you.

eighth blackbird Collaborative Project

Thursday, April 9, 7:30pm, Corson Auditorium

Watch a debut piece from a Grammy Award winning sextet.


Wednesday, April 15, 7:30pm, Corson Auditorium

Be swept away by a true orchestra of voices from the world’s top male a cappella chorus.

“Amadeus”, Arts Academy Theatre

Friday, April 17-18 Harvey Theatre

Watch one of the world’s greatest composers come back to life, as the Interlochen Arts Academy Theatre Co. explores the turbulent life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Composers in Context Festival: Arts Academy Band, Choir, and Orchestra

Thursday, April 23-24, Corson Auditorium

Explore the work of Igor Stravinsky with the Interlochen Arts Academy Band, Choir and Orchestra.

Alexandre Tharaud

Thursday, May 7, 7:30pm, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall

Discover one of France’s leading pianists.

Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra with Alexandre Tharaud

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 8:00pm, Berman Center for the Performing Arts, Detroit

The Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra presents approximately eight major concerts each year and frequently collaborates with renowned guest artists and conductors. The orchestra performs diverse literature, comprising major works of the symphonic repertoire, concerti and new music. The Academy Orchestra is led by Dr. Carolyn Watson.

Stuart Dybek

Thursday, May 14, 7:30pm, The Writing House

Discover a master of the American short story.

“The King and I”, Arts Academy Theatre

Friday, May 15-16, Corson Auditorium

Travel to an exotic kingdom with the Interlochen Arts Academy Theatre Co. as they present one of the marvels of the musical stage.

Arts Academy Spring Dance

Friday, May 22-23, Corson Auditorium

Enjoy an evening of classical dance presented by the talented members of the Interlochen Arts Academy Dance Co.



The Interlochen Center for the Arts 2014/15 Performing Arts Series


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