HOW YOU CREATED AMAZING

Thank you for giving everyone a place to unite through the power of the arts. You have laid the groundwork for Interlochen’s centennial in just 10 years.

You helped raise over $134 million for the PEOPLE, PLACE, PROGRAMS and OPPORTUNITY of Interlochen: $36.6 million for campus improvements (e.g. the new Music Building, Dennison Center for Recreation and Wellness, and the soon to begin expansion and renovation of dance facilities); $29.1 million in annual operating support for the Interlochen Annual Fund and Interlochen Public Radio; $11.2 million toward endowment, including over 30 new endowed scholarships; and $57.4 million in planned gifts, including to unrestricted operating support and endowed scholarships.

People

You Gave Young Artists the Opportunity to Flourish

Interlochen students discover, often for the first time in their lives, a community of like-minded individuals who match their artistic passion. They meet teachers who unlock their potential to create at the highest level. They experience opportunities not available in their hometowns. They arrive on campus with dreams, and they leave with the ability to achieve them. Thank you for creating amazing people and inspiring the next generation of artists and creative leaders.

Place

You Helped Complete the Revitalization of Interlochen

Nestled among stately pines and glacial lakes, Interlochen is a place where artists find a community of like-minded individuals who nurture their talent and drive. It’s a place that inspires audiences and listeners with exemplary arts and culture. It’s a place that unites everyone through the arts. Thank you for creating facilities that are worthy of the artists and the aspirations within. Because of your support, Interlochen can achieve its mission of inspiring and nurturing the future of every artistic endeavor.

Programs

You Enriched the Interlochen Experience

The world’s longest-running summer arts camp, the first arts boarding high school, a charter member of NPR—thank you for helping Interlochen be a leader in innovative programs that push the boundaries of the classroom, the airwaves and the stage.

Opportunity

You Supported All Aspects of Interlochen

Thank you for increasing scholarship support for talented, motivated students. You also allowed Interlochen to meet critical needs and explore new opportunities like the Arts Academy Orchestra and Dance Company’s 2016 critically acclaimed performance at the 2016 NY Phil Biennial. Thank you for creating amazing opportunity and supporting the Interlochen Annual Fund and/or including Interlochen in your estate plans.