Jessica Powell Eig is a freelance musician based in Washington, DC, specializing in double bass, violone and viola da gamba. In the 2018-2019 season, she will appear with Washington Bach Consort, New Orchestra of Washington, American Bach Soloists, and Seraphic Fire, among others. In 2018 she joined the faculty of NOWsummer Festival & Retreat in Poolesville, MD, and Bennington Chamber Music Conference in Bennington, VT. In 2010, Jessica completed a DMA in double bass performance at SUNY-Stony Brook, studying with Joseph Carver and Kurt Muroki. She received her earlier training at Cincinnati College-Conservatory, the Eastman School of Music and The Juilliard School.