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:

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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. Videogames are an undeniable cultural force, and serve as a fantastic point of entry to classical music for listeners of any age. Join host Keith Brown for a weekly adventure through one of today’s most exciting art forms, featuring amazing musical variety and a highly polished production aesthetic. Weekly episodes offer an exploration of everything from new releases and beloved classics to rarely-heard gems. Your host Keith Brown brings infectious enthusiasm and a lifelong passion for music and videogames. His extensive skill set as a producer, professional opera singer, voice actor, narrator, and teacher make him the ideal voice to bring new classical listeners to your station.

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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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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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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.

Caption: Joe Maddy at Interlochen Public Radio, 1965
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A weekly series featuring decades of music from the archives of Interlochen Center for the Arts. Produced by Interlochen Public Radio.


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Caption: Thor Johnson conducting the Interlochen Orchestra in the Jessie V. Stone building
On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s music composed and performed by teenagers. We’ll hear music written during various composers’ ...

Bought by WBAA, KCSC, and WKAR


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Interlochen Arts Academy Jazz Ensemble 1994-95
On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s music about birds. We’ll hear music about mythical birds, little birds, thieving birds, singing...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WBAA, KCSC, and WKAR


  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:50
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Karl Marlantes, whose latest book is "Deep River," talks with Benjamin Busch.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erica Goodman with a harp
On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, we look at the career of harpist Erica Goodman, who spent 8 summers as a camper at Interlochen in th...

Bought by WBAA, KCSC, and WKAR


  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joe Maddy at Interlochen Public Radio, 1965
On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. We’ll hear his music for orchestra, wind octet, string quarte...

Bought by 'The Sea', WBAA, KCSC, and WKAR


  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Students on a snow unicorn in the winter of 1972
On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s music for band, orchestra and wind quintet inspired by folk songs and styles from Scotland, Eng...

Bought by WBAA, KCSC, and WKAR


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 3
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On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s music from New York’s Lincoln Center. We’ll revisit a performance by the Interlochen Arts Acade...

Bought by WBAA, KCSC, and WKAR


  • Added: Aug 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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John Bacon talks with author and historian Douglas Brinkley.

Bought by WCMU, Michigan Radio, and WKAR


  • Added: Aug 03, 2019
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Lead Star founder Angie Morgan talks with author Daniel Pink.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Aug 03, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1