Washington Revels now has several year-round performing ensembles celebrating the history and culture of the Washington area and beyond. These groups revive and present traditional material, performing on stages, in museum galleries, during street parades, and at many other venues.
A select group of vocalists performing a tapestry of musical styles: Medieval, Renaissance, Early American hymns and folk songs, 19th and 20th-century part-songs, and more.
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A multicultural ensemble presenting 18th- and 19th-century American music in historical venues and concert halls — often collaborating with the Roustabout String Band. Learn more →
An ensemble presenting African American songs and stories of struggle, perseverance, trials, triumphs, as expressed through a cappella
vocal music and narratives. Learn more →
This ensemble celebrates the sea and the inland waterways— the men who worked sailing ships, the women who sustained shore-side communities, and the men and women who worked on canals, lakes and rivers.Learn more →
An ensemble of area actors brings to life the portrayals of several historic figures from local history, including Abraham Lincoln, escaped slave Anna Maria Weems and more.
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For more information about Washington Revels Ensembles
, and to explore hosting a performance at your site, contact Liesl Chapin at email@example.com or (301) 830-4402.
Learn more about our Civil War Sesquicentennial programming at civilwar.revelsdc.org.
Grant support for Washington Revels ensembles comes from Heritage Montgomery, Montgomery County Government, Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County, and Maryland State Arts Council.