By: A.L. Adams - Oregon ArtsWatch
March 21, 2013
Last Friday, Classical Revolution stomping-grounds The Waypost hosted “Mattie Takes Manhattan,” an exuberant sendoff for violist and “fearless leader” Mattie Kaiser. During the evening’s karaoke, “My Heart Belongs to Daddy” became “Our Hearts Belong to Mattie”. Sporting a too-sexy-for-symphony off-shoulder black dress and swearing like a sailor through her many farewell speeches, the irreverently passionate woman of the hour said goodbye—for now...
By Jana Hanchett - JanaHanchett.com
February 27, 2013
I talked with Mattie on February 7th at the intimate Kir Wine Bar. Because of Mattie’s own life-changing experiences with classical music, she is dedicated to bringing classical music into everybody’s daily life. Deemed “our fearless leader” by Portland’s chapter of Classical Revolution, Mattie not only founded CRPDX, but she developed it into the first chapter to attain 501(c)(3) status. Check out CRPDX’s upcoming First Sunday @ The Waypost event on March 3rd and their Composer Project Competition on March 10th.