Interlochen Public Radio

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A listener-supported broadcast service of Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen Public Radio is home to two distinct radio stations serving northwest lower Michigan with music, news and culture from the region and the world – every day, 24 hours a day:

Series

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13 Pieces

GAMEPLAY is a new show from Interlochen Public Radio that celebrates the vast worlds of videogame music. Each episode brings the music, composers and performers to life.

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26 Pieces

The National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan connects communities with some of the nation's premier authors and storytellers. Now, the best of these discussions are available to your community in this series from Interlochen Public Radio.

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8 Pieces

The National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan connects communities with some of the nation's premier authors and storytellers. Now, the best of these discussions are available to your community in this series from Interlochen Public Radio.

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24 Pieces

The National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan connects communities with some of the nation's premier authors and storytellers. Now, the best of these discussions are available to your community in this series from Interlochen Public Radio.

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12 Pieces

A weekly series (26 episodes per season) featuring decades of music from the archives of Interlochen Center for the Arts. Produced by Interlochen Public Radio.


Latest Pieces

Caption: A student piccolo player in the summer of 1963, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This program features music that is "petite," "little," "miniature," "small" and, of course, "kleine."

Bought by WKAR and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gregg Smith conducting at Interlochen in May 1977, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
Revisit esteemed choral conductor Gregg Smith's May 1977 visit to Interlochen Arts Academy.

Bought by WKAR and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Byron Hanson conducts the Interlochen Arts Academy Band in the 1971-72 Academy year, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This program features a variety of music by American composers performed by Interlochen Arts Academy and Camp students.

Bought by WBAA, WKAR, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Students in the 1987 World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This episode is dedicated to the music of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Bought by WBAA, WKAR, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mitch Treadwell paddling Kid's Creek in Traverse City, Credit: Linnaea Melcarek
Mitch Treadwell is an avid paddler who kayaks a small creek in downtown Traverse City, Michigan, called Kid's Creek.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2020
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Clara Warnaar, Credit: Aleksandr Karjaka
Composer, percussionist, producer, drummer and studio musician Clara Warnaar is featured on this week's program.

Bought by WBAA, WKAR, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A student percussionist in the 2016 World Youth Wind Symphony, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
Composers in the 20th century frequently looked to the past for inspiration.

Bought by KMXT, WBAA, WKAR, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Composer Wilbert Roget, II, Credit: CREDIT TOP DOLLAR PR; USED WITH PERMISSION.
Composer Wilbert Roget is an amazing talent who has written original scores for some of the biggest videogame franchises on the planet! This episo...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Sep 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Double bass section of the 1979-80 Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This week's program features music of Sergei Prokofiev from the archives of Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Bought by KMXT, WBAA, WKAR, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Sep 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Interviews with National Geographic Magazine editor Susan Goldberg and memoirist Molly Wizenberg.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Sep 13, 2020
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1