Cedar Commissions Guest Blog: Krissy Bergmark

Composer and tabla player Krissy Bergmark is one of six 2017 Cedar Commissions artists. Her project, debuting on February 4th (get tickets here), is built upon an intimate, emotional story line created through a “compositional conversation” with dancer Lauren Baker. Bergmark and Baker have exchanged excerpts of music and choreography to create a three movement piece for tabla, […]

Photo Essay: The Cedar’s West Bank Partners

The Cedar Cultural Center exists within a diverse ecosystem of arts organizations, performance spaces, restaurants, and cultural landmarks on the West Bank.  Home to the largest Somali community in the United States as well as a substantial student population due to the University of Minnesota and the nearby Augsburg College, the Cedar Riverside neighborhood is fertile ground for creativity and […]

Seasons of Growth: A Year at The Cedar

What does a year at The Cedar look like? Take a trip through our 27th season with Executive Director Adrienne Dorn! Support from music lovers like you keeps The Cedar growing strong year after year. Make your contribution today at https://donations.thecedar.org/

2016-17 Cedar Commissions Artists Announced

The Cedar Cultural Center is pleased to announce the sixth round of the Cedar Commissions (formerly 416 Commissions), The Cedar’s flagship commissioning program for emerging artists made possible by a grant from the Jerome Foundation. To date, the series has supported the creation of new music by more than 30 artists. The 2016-17 round of artists was selected by a committee of […]