Michael McLean

Michael McLean

Michael McLean is an internationally noted composer, violinist, and pedagogue based in Los Angeles. On the faculty at The Colburn School of Performing Arts as a violinist and conductor, he also maintains a lively career as a composer of orchestral, chamber, and film music. He studied violin and composition at Northwestern University and film scoring at the University of Southern California. He has taught violin at the Music Institute of Chicago and at Texas Christian University. Mr. McLean is a popular guest clinician at workshops and institutes throughout the country. An active member of the SAA, he has studied Suzuki pedagogy with Yuko Honda, Barbara Barber, and John Kendall. Mr. McLean has written more than one hundred compositions and has recorded four CDs, Care to Tango?, New World, Pieces, and Kokoro. His Violin Concerto, Elements, was recorded by Brian Lewis and the London Symphony Orchestra and was released by Delos in 2006.


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