The Interlochen Collection: Season 3

Series produced by Interlochen Public Radio

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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.

Sound the call! This free weekly series features archival recordings from Interlochen Center for the Arts. Each week, hear stories from Interlochen's history, updates from notable alumni and, of course, lots of music performed by Academy and Camp students in the land of the stately pines. Each season includes 26 episodes.


26 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: An audience at the Interlochen Bowl, 1961, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
On this program, we revisit a Sunday night in 1961 when Joe Maddy led the National High School Symphony Orchestra in two Tchaikovsky masterpieces: ...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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This program explores the concerto grosso, from its roots in the eighteenth century to several 20th-century interpretations of the genre.

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Ella Fitzgerald performs at Interlochen in July 1984, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This program features four recipients of the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation Scholarship, including their time at Interlochen and how their c...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Alan Hovhaness works with Academy students in April 1982, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
We revisit performances given in April 1982 when composer Alan Hovhaness was in residence at Interlochen Arts Academy.

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: student brass players in the 1980-81 Academy year, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This week's program features a variety of music written in memory.

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Joe and Faye Maddy in 1964, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This episode features a variety of sacred and secular music for the Christmas season

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: The Interlochen Arts Academy Choir (1966-67 academy year), Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This program features a variety of psalm settings performed by decades of students from Interlochen Arts Camp and Academy.

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Marvis Martin performs at Interlochen in 1985, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
In July of 1985, soprano Marvis Martin visited Interlochen and presented a recital with pianist Gary Ledet.

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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This program features the career of Darita Seth, from his time as a student composer at Interlochen Arts Academy to his tenure with the ensemble Ch...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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The life and music of clarinetist David Shifrin is the focus of this week's episode.

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Interlochen Arts Academy opera theater students in the 2012-13 academy year, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This week's program features decades of Interlochen students performing music from the operatic stage.

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Jerry Bilik
On this episode, we revisit a 1987 recital by pianist, composer, humorist and Interlochen Arts Camp/National Music Camp alumnus Jerry Bilik featuri...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Jung-Ho Pak conducts the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in 2011, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
On this episode, we celebrate the orchestral music of Ludwig van Beethoven

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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On this edition of the Interlochen Collection, we talk with classical guitarist Gohar Vardanyan about her time as a student at Interlochen and her ...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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."

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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.

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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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.

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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.

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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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.

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2020
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Caption: Pianist and NMC faculty member Henry Harris in 1953, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
On this episode, we dive into a variety of music about water.

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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