Janel Leppin, Cello + Anthony Pirog, Guitar
Janel Leppin and Anthony Pirog are stalwarts of the DC new music scene. In addition to their duo, they both play in Janel’s acclaimed Ensemble Volcanic Ash, and other groups. Janel is a conservatory-trained cellist, steeped in North Indian and Persian music, as well as rock and Americana. Anthony studied jazz at Berklee, subsequently exploring the outer limits of sound and tapping the roots of American music. They draw from numerous traditions, using an electronics-laced palette to create beyond-category music that is inviting and robust, teeming with engaging melodies and vivid textures.
General admission at the door: $15
Location: Y Arts Center, 115 E. Church St.