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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11 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.


Latest Pieces

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.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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...

Bought by WKAR and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Nov 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Cynthia Canty talks with journalist Bob Giles, author of "When Truth Mattered."

Bought by Michigan Radio


  • Added: Nov 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Nov 14, 2020
  • Length: 54:29
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A conversation with Chasten Buttigieg, Christopher Haugh and Jordan Blashek.

Bought by Michigan Radio and WKAR


  • Added: Nov 14, 2020
  • Length: 54:29
  • Purchases: 2
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

Bought by WKAR, KMXT, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Nov 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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 ...

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


  • Added: Nov 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
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."

Bought by WBAA, KMXT, WNMU-FM Marquette, Mich., WKAR, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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.

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


  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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.

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


  • Added: Oct 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4