The Interlochen Collection: Music of American composers
From musical depictions of an American in Paris to an American at the Grand Canyon, hear Interlochen Arts Camp and Academy students perform music by American composers.
Joseph Willcox Jenkins, An American Overture
Michael Kaufman conducting the High School Concert Band
Charles Ives, Variations on America
Byron Hanson conducting the Interlochen Arts Academy Band
Ferde Grofe, Grand Canyon Suite (selections)
Leslie B. Dunner conducting the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra
George Gershwin, An American in Paris
Lorin Maazel conducing the World Youth Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Foster, "Some Folks Do" and "Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming"
Gregg Smith conducting the Interlochen Arts Academy Chorale
Carolyn Bremer, Early Light
Richard Floyd conducting the World Youth Wind Symphony
The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to the Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, support from our listeners and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation.
Anastasia Scholze provided production support.