B i o g r a p h y
Matra is a percussion-based ensemble that performs original compositions. Matra finds its influences in a wide variety of genres, including jazz, classical, Indian, world, bluegrass, and prog-rock. Matra consists of Andres Crovetti on Vibraphone, Jenny Klukken on Marimba, Ryan Hays on bass, Mathew Solace on drum set, and Krissy Bergmark on tabla.
Matra's notable performances include events for Minnesota Public Radio's Pop-up Classical, the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, MacPhail Center for Music events, touring Minnesota as MPR Class Notes Artists, and a residency at Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar in Lowertown St. Paul.