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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13 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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15 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.


Latest Pieces

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Cynthia Canty talks with Diane Rehm about her book "When My Time Comes."

Bought by WKAR and WCMU Michigan


  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Interviews with CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and author Martha Teichner and New York Times book critic Dwight Garner.

Bought by WKAR and WCMU Michigan


  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 2
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: Feb 01, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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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: Jan 25, 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...

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


  • Added: Jan 18, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • 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.

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


  • Added: Jan 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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WDET's Jerome Vaughn talks with Albert Woodfox, author of "Solitary."

Bought by WKAR and WCMU Michigan


  • Added: Jan 05, 2021
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Discussions with playwright Larissa FastHorse and thriller writer Ruth Ware.

Bought by WKAR and WCMU Michigan


  • Added: Jan 05, 2021
  • Length: 54:29
  • Purchases: 2
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 KCSC, WBAA, WGTE Public Media, KMXT, and WKAR


  • Added: Jan 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The life and music of clarinetist David Shifrin is the focus of this week's episode.

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


  • Added: Dec 28, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5