Eva Ybarra Honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

Eva Ybarra Honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert HD at Concert

Eva Ybarra, the “Queen of the Accordion,” is one of only a few professional women accordionists in conjunto music. As the leader of Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto, Ybarra has specialized in writing and composing original conjunto music while also exploring non-standard chord progressions, advancing the art form’s evolution. She was honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert on September 15, 2017, at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. Please enjoy this segment from the event webcast.