By Jane Dumont
An Evening of Music and Inspirational Words with Michael McLean
WASHINGTON, DC -- An Evening of Music and Inspirational Words with
Michael McLean recording artist, singer/songwriter, director/producer
on Saturday, August 18th at 7:30 p.m. in the new 500-seat theater at
Washington, DC Temple Visitors' Center. The concert is free and open
to the public
Michael McLean is the writer, producer and director of such favorite
films as "Mr. Krueger's Christmas" with Jimmy Stewart, and "Nora's
Christmas Gift" starring Celeste Holm. Other well-known works,
include the videos, "Together Forever," "A Labor of Love," "What Is
Real?" and "The Prodigal Son."
Coloratura soprano Julie Duerichen will introduce and perform with
McLean. She was inspired by Michael McLean's music and formed a
longtime friendship which led to her own music career. Prelude music
with The Lewis Strings, a professional stringed instrument group,
begins at 6:50 p.m.
McLean has written music and lyrics for twenty-one albums, including
"Stay with Me," "You're Not Alone," "Celebrating the Light," "A New
Kind of Love Song," and others. He also wrote and directed films for
Bonneville International, where he was active in the creation of the
award-winning "Homefront" television commercial series for The Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During his seventeen years with
Bonneville, Michael McLean received the prestigious Cleo Award and
Addy award as well as the Bronze Lion at the Cannes Film Festival.
The evenings' theme, "Hold On--The Light Will Come," is from his
latest album, "Michael Sings McLean," from Shadow Mountain/Deseret
Michael McLean and his wife, Lynn, are parents of three children.
They live in Heber City, Utah.
Washington, DC Temple Visitors' Center
9900 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD.
Washington DC Temple Visitors' Center Release