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ICYMI: Broadcasts from Interlochen Arts Academy Festival 2021

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Interlochen Arts Academy students practicing outdoors

In case you missed any of IPR's live broadcasts from this year's Interlochen Arts Academy Festival, you can hear them on demand here.

This week, Classical IPR was live from Corson Auditorium for the first time in 18 months.

During this year's Arts Academy Festival, we broadcast four Academy student concerts live.

If you missed any of these live broadcasts or want to hear any of them again, they're archived below.

Congratulations to this year's Academy students and faculty, who produced inspiring art during a year like no other.

Interlochen Arts Academy String Orchestra
Conductor Ara Sarkissian leads the ensemble in music of Samuel Barber and Elliott Carter.
Interlochen Arts Academy mixed ensembles
Leslie Dunner and Matthew Schlomer lead mixed ensembles of strings and winds in a variety of music, including a world premiere by an Interlochen student composer and a fanfare composed for this year's Presidential inauguration
Interlochen Arts Academy Jazz Ensemble
In his final concert as director of jazz studies at Interlochen, Bill Sears leads the ensemble. With special guest appearances by Trey Devey, Courtney Kaiser-Sandler and many of Bill's former students
Interlochen Arts Academy Choir
John Bragle leads Interlochen choral students in a variety of pieces, each introduced by a member of the choir

Stefan Wiebe engineered the live broadcasts.

Nancy Deneen was the broadcast host.

Additional support came from Brent Wrobel, Alexandra Herryman, Nathan Daywalt, David Bondurant, Gary Langley, and Robert Cracknell.