Lara Mac Lean
Orchestra Director
Lara Mac Lean has a Masters in teaching and Learning from St. Marys University and violin performance and conducting from Northwestern University, Evanston IL. She has a undergraduate degree in violin performance from Augsburg college. She has taught string education for over 22 years in a variety of educational settings. From Public school in the Roseville and Mounds View School districts, private schools Minnehaha Academy and the Convent of the Visitation school and college/universities Gustavus Adolphus College, Concordia University St. Paul and Bemidji State University. In her college teaching, she instructed violin and viola lessons, conducted Large and small chamber ensembles and taught string methods to music education students. She was a conductor for the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies for 3 1/2 years and has has the honor of being an all District conductor/clinician for Hastings, Roseville, Edina, Robinsdale Cooper and Grand Rapids school districts. Lara is still an active freelance musician in the twins cites and is a string music speaker at music conferences.
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