♬Music is in the air♬
NEW! Duo Piano Concert:
Hyemin Kim and Michael Coonrod will present a free concert in the CSA Meeting House Friday, Aug. 18 at 7:30 PM playing music arranged for two pianos. The program will include the Overture to "Candide" by Leonard Bernstein, Fantasy in F minor by Franz Schubert, and Sonata in F minor by Johannes Brahms. Dr. Hyemin Kim serves as a Collaborative Pianist and teaches secondary piano lessons at Interlochen Arts Academy. Dr. Michael Coonrod recently retired from the Interlochen Center for the Arts, where he has taught and performed for 46 years.
The CSA has three concerts a summer funded by family endowments for which we are extremely grateful. The concerts are free and open to the public and are held at the Meeting House.
The Dutton Concert, on Saturday July 8th at 7:30 pm, will feature Pierce Emata who will play a beautiful piano recital.
Saturday, July 29th at 7:30 pm, the Burrows-Getz Concert will be a baroque ensemble from the Interlochen Summer Music Camp Faculty. Alexandra Dunbar - harpsichord, Tim Shiu - baroque violin; and Laura Oagood Brown - soprano, will perform music of Handel, Bach, Strozzi and more. 
The Armstrong Concert, Between the Lakes Brass Quintet made up of Interlochen faculty and staff will perform a concert of light classics and standard jazz tunes at the CSA on August 5th at 7:30pm. Featured performers will be Morgen Low and Lydia Hanje on Trumpet, Derrick Rassinier on Horn, Tom Riccobono, Trombone, and Claudia Shassberger on Tuba. They will perform works by Arnold, Ewald, Maurer, DeLorenzo, Fats Waller, Ellington, and Scott Joplin!.

Children's Operetta Upate:
“Little Red” is scheduled to be presented on the CSA Stage August 12, 2023 at 7:30pm (performance and rehearsals at the Meeting House.) Did the Woodsman really get rid of the Big Bad Wolf, or is he still lurking in the woods? Little Red Riding Hood must make another trip to Grandma’s house after learning that the wolf was not killed by the Woodsman.
Children entering 1st grade through 8th grade are invited to participate in the 2023 CSA Children’s Operetta. First rehearsal and auditions are on Monday, July 31 at 1:00pm in the Meeting House. 
Save yourself some time and pre-register your children: Click here to register. If your child/children plan on participating in this activity, please be sure to register EACH child participating separately. This will also ensure we have the appropriate contact information for the adult responsible. We look forward to creating a fun and safe experience for our children!
Those entering 3rd grade and above will do a brief audition. All children will be cast in the show. Parents are asked to accompany their children to the first rehearsal and attend a brief meeting.
If you are interested in helping out with the production, being a part of the cast, or have any questions, please contact Megan Carrella, Producer, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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