Classical Music Director
Miriam Burns has attended Redeemer since its inception in 1989, is the conductor of The Orchestra of the Redeemer since its beginnings in 1995, and has been on staff as music director of the East Side morning service since 2000. Music Director and Conductor of the Tysons McLean Orchestra of Northern Virginia since 2012, she formerly held the same title with the Tallahassee and Kenosha (WI) Symphonies. Miriam was also on staff with the New York Philharmonic as one of the cover conductors for eight years, having been invited as a result of a competitive audition. Serving under then music directors Kurt Masur and Loren Maazel, she was entrusted as an assistant conductor on call for countless specific, fully prepared programs under many guest conductors of international repute.