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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to Interlochen Center for the Arts.

  • Charitable Gift Annuity Creates Scholarship Honoring Pathbreaking Flutist Frances Blaisdell
    Charitable Gift Annuity Creates Scholarship Honoring Pathbreaking Flutist Frances Blaisdell
    Interlochen Center for the Arts is honored to announce that Camp alumna Marilyn “Mimi” Garbisch Carlson has created the Frances Blaisdell Endowed Scholarship in Flute.
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  • Mark Mayfield
    Mark Mayfield
    Mark Mayfield has been a dedicated advocate and passionate philanthropist for Interlochen Center for the Arts over many years.
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  • Art Stickles
    Art Stickles
    Art Stickles and Interlochen Center for the Arts "grew up" together, a circumstance that has helped create an extraordinary institutional advocate.
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  • Bruce Loomis
    Bruce Loomis
    Bruce Loomis, a 76-year-old retired school guidance counselor from Ashtabula County, Ohio, graduated with a degree in music education...
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  • Tom and Dot Corson
    Tom and Dot Corson
    More than forty years ago Tom and Dot Corson and their daughter Claire paid their first visit to Interlochen as part of a family trip.
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  • Martha and Jack Hicks
    Martha and Jack Hicks
    Martha and Jack Hicks of Ann Arbor, Michigan, are among those forward-thinking donors who have included Interlochen in their estate plans. Martha is a Camp alumna.
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  • It's Never Too Late to Give
    Many young musicians find their way to Interlochen thanks to the encouragement of their beloved music teachers back home, but Sue Walter's (IAC/NMC '56–57) Interlochen story began a little differently.
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  • Sarah Marks Richards: The Arts Speak to the Soul
    Interlochen Arts Camp alumna Sarah Marks Richards (IAC '58, IAC staff '62–64) believes in creating a legacy, and her recent decision to establish a planned gift...
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  • Supporting the Kids Who Will Invent What's Next
    When Steve Hayden (IAC '62, IAA '62–64, ICA trustee '93–11) starts talking about Interlochen, one theme is repeated over and over again...
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  • Norm Letvin
    When Norm Letvin was a young child, before he picked up a clarinet for the first time, his father took him and his siblings to Interlochen's campus...
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