Matra with Phil Nusbaum on KBEM Jazz 88

May 19th, 2017

Matra members Krissy Bergmark and Andres Crovetti talk with Phil Nusbaum about Matra's sound and upcoming album release.

Matra on Dan Rein's Century Song

May 21st, 2017

Krissy and Andres visit Dan Rein on Century Song to talk about their new album release on May 26th, 2017. 



February 24, 2017

Patty Peterson interviewed Despejadas, who performs at the Cedar Cultural Center Februaru 28, 2017. The are the opening act for Ventanas.  7:30-10:30

KFAI - Cedar Commissions Feature

KFAI Community Radio is proud to share the airwaves on Thursday, January 26 from 10 am to 12 noon with staff from The Cedar Cultural Center and artists from The Cedar Commissions, an annual program supported by the Jerome Foundation that commissions local musicians and composers to create new work. The six commissioned artists, Dameun Strange, Zack Baltich, Krissy Bergmark, Bethany Battafarano, Ritika Ganguly and SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE, will curate music that inspires them to share on air with our listeners. They will also share about their art and inspiration, and discuss their upcoming debut performances which will take place February 3rd and 4th at The Cedar.

Cedar Commissions 2016-17 PReview Video

Published Jan 23, 2017

Composer and tabla player Krissy Bergmark is creating an intimate, emotional story line through a “compositional conversation” with dancer Lauren Baker, exchanging excerpts of music and choreography to create a three movement piece for tabla, cello, electric guitar, fiddle, and dancer. Hear about her process of creating work across genres, and the challenges of composing outside of percussion in this short video spotlight. 

The Darkest Timeline is one of six innovative, adventurous new works by Minnesota artists commissioned by The Cedar with funding from Jerome Foundation that debuted at The Cedar Commissions on February 3 & 4th, 2017.