As an archival songstress Peia has gathered folk songs from ancient traditions that span across the globe, from the mountains of Bulgaria to the shores of Ireland, touching upon the stories and struggles of the Native peoples of North and South America, and drawing upon the enchantment of medieval chant & Indian Raga. She has traveled extensively to uncover melodies wrinkled and wise with time, laboring faithfully to revive their language, stories and original essence.
Praised for her crystalline tone and high soaring soprano voice, Peia’s music pierces the heart with bell-like clarity. Accompanying herself with charangon, harmonium and guitar, her revolving collaborative ensemble weaves rich vocal harmonies, strings, an eclectic array of percussion, and flamenco guitar. Her mesmerizing performances offer authentic re-imaginings of traditional musical treasures along with a stunning repertoire of her own original songs.