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Kids Conduct with Kids Commute at Winterlochen 2023

Interlochen Center for the Arts
An aspiring Toscanini conducts the Interlochen Arts Academy Wind Symphony at Winterlochen

Aspiring young conductors can try their hand leading the Interlochen Arts Academy Wind Symphony on Saturday, Feb. 11.

IPR's Kids Commute and host Kate Botello invite all young conductors to join them at Winterlochen on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Participants will get a brief conducting tutorial and then can take a turn leading the musicians in the Interlochen Arts Academy Wind Symphony.

The Kids Conduct activity is happening between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. in room 1010 of the Music Center at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Can't be there in person? Join us on Instagram live at 11:30 a.m. - we're @classicalipr. Maybe you'll see the next Bernstein or Falletta in action!

Interlochen Center for the Arts
An aspiring young conductor realizes just how challenging it can be to lead an ensemble

Kids Conduct is just one of dozens of free, family-friendly multidisciplinary art activities available at Winterlochen.

Attendees can also dance, get their faces painted, act in an acting workshop, see the instruments of a rock band up close, draw a giant self-portrait, write poems and create seed bombs.

Winterlochen culminates with a free performance of the ballet "Cinderella" in Corson Auditorium at 2 p.m.

Click HERE for the complete Winterlochen schedule as well as a map of the Interlochen campus.