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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40 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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2 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

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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16 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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23 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: Marvis Martin in her Interlochen recital, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
Revisit a 1985 recital by renowned soprano Marvis Martin given at Interlochen.

Bought by WKAR, WGTE Public Media, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ella Fitzgerald
On this episode of the Interlochen Collection, we talk with four of the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation scholarship recipients about their ti...

Bought by WGTE Public Media, WKAR, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 10, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Roger Bobo performs with the University Orchestra in August 1956, Credit: Interlochen Center for the Arts
Celebrate the career of tubist Roger Bobo, from his time at Interlochen's National Music Camp to his quarter of a century with the Los Angeles Phil...

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


  • Added: Jan 03, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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: ...

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


  • Added: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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.

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


  • Added: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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.

Bought by KWAX, WKAR, KCSC, WBAA, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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.

Bought by KWAX, KCSC, WBAA, WGTE Public Media, KMXT and more


  • Added: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6