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The Music of Eya

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Chamber Music at Noon: The Voices of Eya
Crossley Hawn & Allison Mondel, sopranos

Join Mars Arts D.C. and DC Public Library in celebrating Women's History Month with the voices of Eya. As part of the Chamber Music at Noon series, two members of Eya will present a special duet performance at the West End Neighborhood Library. Eya is an award-winning vocal ensemble based in Washington, D.C., specializing in the interpretation of medieval music for women's voices. With hauntingly beautiful vocal quality married with deep spirit, Eya interweaves diverse repertoires with the goal of connecting contemporary audiences with medieval music, all the while celebrating the power of the female voice.

Free and open to the public

Co-presented by DC Public Library and Mars Arts D.C., a partnership of Mars, Incorporated and Washington Performing Arts, with generous support from Jacqueline Badger Mars.

About Mars Arts D.C.
Mars Arts D.C. is a creative platform for Washington Performing Arts and the D.C. community to celebrate and empower local artists through performances, unique educational programs, and interdisciplinary grassroots collaborations that showcase the diversity and vitality of our city. D.C. has always been an incubator for powerful artistic voices with worldwide resonance, from Duke Ellington and Todd Duncan to Shirley Horn and Chuck Brown. Reflective of our founder Patrick Hayes’ motto, “Everybody in, nobody out,” Mars Arts D.C. amplifies the role of local artists throughout Washington Performing Arts’ productions, educational opportunities, and special events. Mars Arts D.C. also curates educational workshops, master classes, and student performances that connect local students with distinguished performers, in conjunction with our signature education programs, such as the Capital Arts Partnership, Embassy Adoption Program, and Gospel Choirs. Mars Arts D.C. is anchored by residencies for leading artists and ensembles, curated performances across all eight wards, and artistic happenings that reflect what it means to call D.C. home.