Jessica Powell Eig


Photo credit Michael Patrick Key

Praised for her natural expressiveness, Jessica Powell Eig has crafted a dynamic and varied career performing on double bass, violone, and viola da gamba. She is a core member of the New Orchestra of Washington and serves as principal violone of the Washington Bach Consort. In recent seasons she has also appeared with American Bach Soloists, Washington Concert Opera, Cathedral Choral Society, REBEL, ARTEK, North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, The Thirteen, the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, and Seraphic Fire. In 2018 she joined the faculty of the Chamber Music Conference and Composers’ Forum of the East.

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