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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31 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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20 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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26 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.

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9 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: Andreas Waldetoft scored the complex 2016 far-future strategy game Stellaris, working with orchestrator David Christiansen and the Brandenburg State Orchestra.
Scores from games like Starcraft, Civilization, SimCity, and more.

Bought by KRPS and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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.

Bought by WGTE Public Media, WKAR, and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Oct 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A guided tour of how Handel's oratorio Messiah would have sounded at its 1742 premiere in Dublin

  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Toby Fox composed the original soundtrack to the beloved 2015 retro-styled role-playing game Undertale.
Toby Fox’s eclectic score brings to life a funny and moving story with a memorable cast of characters.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KRPS, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This program features dances composed on musical ideas from around the world.

Bought by WBAA, WKAR, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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 ...

Bought by WBAA, WGTE Public Media, and WKAR


  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A depiction of protagonist Alucard by artist Ayami Kojima for the 1997 game Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Composer Michiru Yamane wrote the original score.
A musical celebration of one of the most beloved gothic-horror videogame series of all time.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KRPS, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 26, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The game Horizon Zero Dawn was scored by a team of composers, including Joris de Man, duo The Flight, Niels van der Leest, and Jonathan Williams.
A world that’s both prehistoric and futuristic, full of natural beauty, tribal societies, and giant robotic beasts.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and KRPS


  • Added: Sep 20, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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.

Bought by WBAA, WKAR, WNMU-FM, WGTE Public Media, and KRPS


  • Added: Sep 20, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Composer Andrea Boccadoro wrote a Renaissance-style madrigal for each character in the Elizabethan comedy game Astrologaster.
Videogame scores that take us to places far away through the sounds of long ago.

Bought by KMXT, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KRPS


  • Added: Sep 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3