The Chancel Quartet serves as section leaders to the Chancel Choir, providing vocal leadership. They also help lead Taize worship the first Sundays of the month.
Jeannette Mulherin, Alto
Jeannette has served as the Chancel choir’s alto section leader since 2001. She holds an undergraduate degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and a graduate degree in Islam and Muslim-Christian Relations from Georgetown University. Jeannette is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the Writing and Rhetoric program at George Mason University. She works as a consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton. In her spare time, Jeannette writes for the Maryland Theatre Guide, handcrafts her own soap, and plays a mean Irish fiddle.
Evan Ayars, Tenor
Evan Ayars was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, but moved to Virginia not long after. He grew up in McLean and graduated from Langley High School in 2001. While at Langley, Evan was in the Madrigals all four years. He also was active in the Drama department and was nominated for a Cappie Award for his role as the Teen Angel in Grease in 2000. Evan graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Music Education from James Madison University in 2005. Currently, Mr. Ayars is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Music Education at George Mason University.
Evan has been teaching general music, chorus, and piano in Fairfax County Public Schools for 13 years. Evan is an avid performer; singing at weddings, performing in choral groups in the DC area.