Faculty Recital: Krissy Bergmark, Tabla at Bjorling Recital Hall
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The Gustavus Music Department presents percussion faculty member Krissy Bergmark in concert. This performance is free and open to the public, no tickets are required. About the Performer Krissy Bergmark is a tabla player, percussionist, and composer in the Twin Cities. Bergmark centers her work on bringing tabla to new genres and cross-genres through composition and performance. She has received commissions and grants through the Cedar Commissions, the Jerome Foundation, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, and the Minnesota State Arts Board for her tabla studies and compositions for tabla, percussion, and strings. She was also a participant in the International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music at Banff Center for Arts and Creativity in 2018, and Silkroad Ensemble's Global Musician Workshop in 2016. She performs with her world/jazz fusion percussion group Matra, folk/newgrass trio Sprig of That, experimental global folk trio Piciformes, modern flamenco guitarist Ben Abrahamson, as a solo artist with her percussion-based solo set trio, Concentric Spaces, and has played with the Pan-handlers Steel Band since 2014. Krissy is a 2010 graduate of Northern Illinois University and a 2012 graduate of the University of Minnesota. She is an Adjunct Professor of Percussion at Gustavus Adolphus College, and teaches percussion at Lakeville South High School. She also currently serves as the Vice President for the Minnesota Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. Krissy endorses Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets. You can read more about her at krissybergmark.com.