With summer halfway over, Interlochen Center for the Arts has announced
its fall/winter schedule, a blend of music, dance and theater.
Heres what to expect between September and May:
Guster September 2 Kresge Auditorium
Offering indie pop; now in its 15th year, the band is a perennial favorite
with the 20-something set.
Jackson Browne September 23
One of the most noteworthy singer-songwriters of the late 60s-70s,
Jackson Browne will perform a solo acoustic show.
Mat Kearney September 27 Corson Auditorium
Expect catchy folk/pop from this critically acclaimed singer-songwriter
who has toured with John Mayer, Sheryl Crow and The Fray; headlined VH1s
first You Oughta Know Tour; and had the Top-40 hit Breathe In, Breathe
Out featured on Greys Anatomy.
Sphinx Virtuosi September 28 Corson Auditorium
The Sphinx Virtuosi is an ensemble of top alumni of the national Sphinx
Competition for young Black and Latino string players. The ensemble
performs masterpieces by Bach, Tchaikovsky and Mozart alongside works by
composers of color.
IAA Collage October 6 & 7 Corson Auditorium
A sampler of student performances encompassing music, dance, theatre,
creative writing, visual arts and film.
Joe Lovanos Us Five October 26 Corson Auditorium
Grammy-winning saxophonist Joe Lovanos new quintet featuring Esperanza
Spalding, Francisco Mela, Otis Brown III and James Weidman, won Best
Small Ensemble of the Year at the 2010 and 2011 Jazz Journalists
Associations Jazz Awards and was named Best Jazz Group in both the 2010
and 2011 DownBeat Critics Polls.
Dominick Farinacci & Aaron diehl
Nov. 3 Dendrinos Chapel
Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci has won the Carmine Caruso International Jazz
Trumpet Competition and Japans International New Star Award.
Yonder Mountain String Band November 4 Corson Auditorium
The Yonder Mountain String Band bridges the gap between traditional
bluegrass and jam band music.
Cabaret November 17, 18 & 19 Harvey Theatre Thursday & Friday,
7:30pm; Saturday, 2pm & 7:30pm
Student performance of the hijinx at the seedy Kit Kat Klub in Berlin,
prior to World War II.
The Nutcracker December 8, 9 & 10 Corson Auditorium
The Interlochen Dance Company and Orchestra present the holiday classic.
A Tribute to
December 15 Corson Auditorium
Interlochen Jazz Ensemble and guest Mike Vax pay tribute to the master.
January 20 Corson Auditorium
A member of the prestigious American Brass Quintet since 1998, trumpeter
Kevin Cobb performs with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York
Philharmonic and New York City Ballet Orchestra.
The Magic School Bus LIVE: The Climate Challenge
February 24 Corson Auditorium
The Magic School Bus celebrates its 25th anniversary with a new musical
adventure. Ms. Frizzles students are putting on a play about global
warming, so the Friz and her reptilian sidekick take the class on a
whirlwind tour from the arctic to the equator to get some cold, hard
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
February 28 Corson Auditorium
Draws on deeply rooted cultural traditions to imbue classical ballet with
new expressive potential.
IAA 50th Anniversary Celebra-tion Concert
March 18 Corson Auditorium
Celebrating the nations first and remains its foremost fine arts
boarding high school.
West Side Story May 11 Corson Auditorium
The Jets meet the Sharks in this student production which adapted
Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet.