Bringing together repertoire from many diverse traditions, The Capital Hearings illuminate commonalities between songs of all styles, from all eras – and the communities that birthed them.

Our genre-busting mission unites complex jazz, transcendent global and classical music, and dynamic modern hits into a thought-provoking message. The Capital Hearings break down barriers and prompt our audiences to build new bridges of understanding.



The Gazette – Caps Connect with Blackrock Show

A great feature story about us in the Montgomery County Gazette!

"'It’s not just about the performance, it’s about the connections,' said singer John Hazangeles. 'We’re all about making connections. ... When you say a cappella, it can mean 10 different things to 10 different people.'

"All Capital Hearings members are trained vocalists and many come by way of some of the area’s most renowned choral groups, including The 18th Street Singers, Choral Arts, and Cantate Chamber Singers. The group rehearses once every other week and more often during the holiday season.

"According to Hazangeles, the Caps’ repertoire includes ...
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