The Interlochen Collection: Season 4

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.


16 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption:  The Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra performs in Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center
Revisit a performance given by the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra at Lincoln Center in 1964.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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On this program, we revisit a radio broadcast from July 1974 that featured a complete performance of The Planets by Gustav Holst.

Bought by WGTE Public Media and WKAR


  • Added: Nov 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  Aleksandar Vitanov, Interlochen Arts Camp student, rehearsing with the 2019 World Youth Symphony Orchestra., Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This episode is filled with musical legends from Norse, Greek, Middle Eastern, Roman, and Anishinaabe mythology.

Bought by WBAA, WGTE Public Media, and WKAR


  • Added: Nov 15, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Helen Quach conducting Interlochen's World Youth Symphony Orchestra, summer 1969, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This episode of the Interlochen Collection features three works conducted by Helen Quach.

Bought by WBAA, WGTE Public Media, and WKAR


  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This episode of the Interlochen Collection features Theme and Variations works by composers.

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Percy Grainger conducting an Interlochen Arts Camp Orchestra in summer 1944, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This episode of the Interlochen Collection features works written, performed by, and conducted by Percy Aldridge Grainger.

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Flags outside of Interlochen's Kresge Auditorium, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This episode of the Interlochen Collection features works inspired by composers' travels abroad.

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption:  Bill Sears directing the Interlochen Arts Academy Jazz Ensemble (2012-13 Academy year)
On this episode of the Interlochen Collection, we celebrate Bill Sears, who recently retired from Interlochen Center for the Arts.

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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This program features dances composed on musical ideas from around the world.

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra conductor Matthew Hazelwood with student, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This program features performances from the 2001-02 IAA Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Hazelwood, together with visiting orchestra the Costa Rica ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption:  Thor Johnson and a bassoonist during orchestra rehearsal, 1964-65 Interlochen Academy Year. , Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
In this episode of the Interlochen Collection, listen to a program of music written by composers when they were in their teens.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption:  1972-73 Interlochen Arts Academy Choir, Credit: Penny Payne
On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s classical music that you probably recognize from cartoons.

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption:  1997 Interlochen Arts Academy Concert Band Tubas, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This program features a variety of US music, from variations on patriotic songs to music by composers who were visiting the United States.

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption:  Sir David Willcocks in 1990, Credit: Paul Lowe
This program revisits Interlochen’s Willcocks Choral Festival from 1998, with music conducted by Sir David Willcocks.

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption:  Byron Hanson conducting the Interlochen Arts Academy Band in the 2002-03 Academy year, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This episode celebrates Byron Hanson, beloved Interlochen conductor, pianist, chamber music coach, and archivist.

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption:  Interlochen students rehearsing with COVID restrictions., Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
This program features performances by Interlochen Arts Academy students from the year 2020.

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6