McLean Connection: McLean Orchestra to Perform for Alternative House Children

On Sunday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m., the McLean Orchestra and the McLean Youth Orchestra will do a first ever side-by-side concert at the Oakcrest School in McLean. This free concert, which will be an abbreviated version of the McLean Orchestras Feb. 2 concert titled Musical Fairy Tales, will unite musicians of the McLean Orchestra and McLean Youth Orchestra under the baton of Maestra Miriam Burns. Grammy-nominated violinist Jenny Oaks Baker ( will perform a tribute to Walt Disney on both the Saturday night and Sunday afternoon concerts.

McLean Orchestra Executive Director John Huling said, The educational opportunity for students to sit side by side with professional musicians in an actual performance will be an unforgettable experience. In this case, these talented and aspiring students will perform not only with a world class violin soloist but will work under the direction of our new Music Director Miriam Burns.READ MORE