Guest Artists

 

MICKEY THOMAS TERRY, Organ Soloist
October 9, 2021 | BUY TICKETS
Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Vienna, Virginia

Dr. Terry is a critically-acclaimed recitalist, teacher, lecturer and author, Terry has been presented in concerts throughout the United States at venues which have included the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC,  the Piccolo-Spoleto Music Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, and the Caribbean. His talents have been shared globally as a frequently featured artist on the internationally broadcast program, Pipedreams, distributed by NPR.

MICHELLE KIM, Violin Soloist
December 4, 2021 | BUY TICKETS
Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Vienna, Virginia

Ms. Kim is one of the outstanding violinists in the Washington National Opera Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has participated in the Aspen Music Festival, and the Salzburg Mozarteum Academy Festival among others, and presented in recital at the In Spiritum International Festival in Porto, Portugal. In addition to being recognized for her interpretations of great violin classics, she is the creator Electric Fantasy, a six-piece instrumental band of multi-genre musicians from the Washington National Opera.

CARLOS ALBERTO IBAY, Piano Soloist
April 9, 2022 | BUY TICKETS
Capital One Hall Theater,  Tysons Corner, Virginia

Carlos (to us “Chuckie”) is a frequent and extremely popular guest of the Symphony, having performed concertos by Rachmaninoff, Ries, Tchaikowsky and others. Although blind since birth, his sheer dexterity and technique, to say nothing of his amazing memory, defies the imagination. A critic from the Philippine Starwrote, “Adjectives like ‘incredible,’ ‘awesome,’ ‘fantastic’ and ‘phenomenal’ do not — and cannot — fully describe him.”

BRYAN JACKSON, Baritone
NEW WORLD ORDER, Horn Ensemble
GILBERT PRYOR, Composer

June 18, 2022 | BUY TICKETS
Capital One Hall Vault Theater,  Tysons Corner, Virginia

With a voice of velvet, and an amazing vocal range, BRYAN JACKSON’S talent has captured the hearts of audiences in concert halls, churches, and private home settings. Primarily acclaimed locally for operatic roles, Jackson is an extraordinary interpreter many genres of songs for baritone, and has a special zeal for Negro Spirituals. Following one of his performances at the Atlas Theater, in Washington, D.C., Washington Post music critic, Anne Midgette quipped, “I have a lot of time for Jackson.”

Over the years, the New World Order Horns (NWO) has had the distinct pleasure and honor of being invited to add its unique ensemble sound to support many local, national and global performers.  As individual soloists or as a group, the musicians of NWO have garnered acclaim in the U.S. and abroad, having been showcased on the Radio Indie International Network (RIIN). New World Order Horns is Lenny Harris, Saxophone, Gilbert Pryor, Jr, Trumpet, and Wondel Brown, Trombone.

A faculty member at Bowie State University as a Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Technology, DR. PRYOR has guided the careers of many up-and-coming young composers, some of whose works have been given premiere performances by The McLean Symphony. His composition, March of Freedom, was written just recently at Maestro Fleary’s request for a special selection to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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