Friday, June 29, 2012
Appointment ends a two-year search.
A new musical director takes the baton at the McLean Orchestra Sunday after a two-year search. The orchestra has named Miriam Burns, currently the music director of the Orchestra of the Redeemer in New York City and former music director of the Kenosha Symphony, as its new director. She was the unanimous choice of the Artistic Advisory Committee (AAC) of the McLean Orchestra, comprised of musicians, board, management, and audience representatives, according to a statement from John Huling, the orchestra's executive director. “After two years of performing under a variety of fine guest conductors, I know I speak for all the musicians of the McLean Orchestra as well as myself when I say we are thrilled to move ahead with a highly-talented…
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Friday, June 29, 2012
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Friday, April 6, 2012
Annual Gala to be Held at the Embassy of Italy
Transport yourself to the time of Casanova, don an elaborate mask and elegant attire, and prepare for an evening of music, Italian cuisine and celebration, at the McLean Orchestra’s 2012 gala, “Venetian Masquerade Ball.” Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the McLean Orchestra is hosting its annual gala April 14, at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC. “Our 40th Anniversary Gala, a Venetian Masquerade Ball at the Italian Embassy, will be the most memorable and colorful in our history, said John Huling, executive director of the orchestra, We have pulled out all the stops to make sure this celebration leaves everyone smiling and anxious to share the excitement of the McLean Orchestra as we head into our next 40 years!” There is a full …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Survival Guide to Three Months of Activities
This spring, McLean hosts a full slate of artistic activities. From the performing to visual arts, there is a wide array of choices for all. Here's a list so you can make your plans early and buy your tickets. MUSIC McLean Orchestra A Song, a Dance and a Story March 24, 2012, 8PM, J. Ernest Green, conductor Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road Ticket Pricing and Information Each piece in this concert represents a song, a dance or a story. Highlights include Grainger’s Irish Tune from County Derry (Danny Boy), Ravel’s Bolero and Mother Goose Suite. VIVA ITALIA! May 12, 2012, 8PM, Jon Kalbfleisch, conductor Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road Ticket Pricing and Information The McLean Orchestra season finale features a musical salute to …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Here's Your December Entertainment Calendar
This holiday season, McLean is filled with a multitude of artistic activities for everyone. From visual arts to music and drama, there is a veritable panoply of fun-filled choices. McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) 1234 Ingleside Avenue Today – January 7, 2012 Currently on display at the MPA are three shows. The Emerson Gallery features the work of multimedia installation artist Robert Bocci. Elizabeth Whately’s two and three-dimensional drawings, using silver and gold wire, are hung in the Atrium Gallery. The Ramp Gallery has on display works of the McLean Art Society. McLean Orchestra-Christmas Around the World Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road Saturday, December 3, 2011, 8 PM, Sunday, December 4, 2011, 3 PM Ticket Pricing and …
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Local things to do this weekend in your neighborhood!
Friday, October 7, 2011
Good Morning Neighbors, Chamber Honors Business, Community Leaders. 17 win awards for community service. More Parking, New Turf Field Opens at Spring Hill Rec. Second of a three-part project to improve McLean's recreation center. Apple Customers Remember Steve Jobs. Tysons Corner customers explain how Apple products and Steve Jobs changed their lives. Others leave flowers, cap and black-rimmed glasses. McLean Orchestra Opens Season, Turns 40. Help the celebrate Saturday at Oakcrest School. McLean Over South Lakes.
Friday, September 9, 2011
40th Season Commences with a Concert at Vinson Hall
With a boom of a cymbal and a roll of a drum, the McLean Orchestra is set to perform its second annual "Musical Salute to Our Military." The orchestra will play a rousing patriotic selection at Vinson Hall on Old Dominion Drive, Saturday. The slate of music includes standards such as “America the Beautiful” in addition to military marches and polkas. In support of our nation’s military, the event will take place at Vinson Hall, an independent living facility for retired military offices and their families. The auditorium seats approximately 120 people so space is limited. About half the attendees are expected to be residents. Limited seats are still available. “Vinson Hall is the perfect place for the McLean Orchestra to perform this …