Curriculum Vitae

Education

Certified Timani Master teacher 2013 – 2018

Anatomical, biomechanical and neurological approaches to technical and musical mastery for musicians.
Anatomy, myofascial and structural bodywork, proprioceptive training, core awareness, alignment, Görtz technique, connective tissue-work.
Practial application of techniques from these subjects applied to musicians in order to restore /train a better and more holistic and less straining playing technique.

Certification training, workshops, lectures and private tuition

The Musicians´ Health and Movement Institute, Oslo

 

Myofascial Energetic Release practitioner (300 hours) 2018 - 2024

Deep tissue bodywork combined with release techniques for tissue mobilization. Focus on pain relief, mobility restoration, breath work, Fascia, Mind-Body connection, increased interoception and awareness and Mindful presence from the practitioner.

IBI Integral Body Institute, Kikow. Polen/ Elemental Bodywork, France

 

Restorative Exercise specialist in Nutritious Movement 2014 – 2015

Biomechanically based movement training with the goal of restoring the optimal movements patterns of the body.
Biomechanics', anatomy, biology, movement therapy.

Nutritious Movement, Ventura, USA

 

Master of Music in applied Music Theory 2007 – 2009

Master thesis: The development of form-awareness by means of aural Sonology.

Study in the use of aural sonological analysis as a means to acheive increased form-awareness and aural awareness in students of music performance.
Main subjects: the 20th century music history, phenomenology and sonological analysis.
Passed with top marks.

 

Bachelor of Music Performance, Piano 2001 – 2006

main instrument, piano.
Fields of specialization: contemporary music and performance, musical rhetoric, Sonology and improvisation.

The Norwegian academy of Music, Oslo

 

Foundation and intermediate courses, Classical Archaeology 1998 – 2000

Intermediate subject study: Christ-images in early christian art
Art and architecture in late iron age, early middel ages.

University of Oslo and The Norwegian Institute in Rome

Shorter Courses

2020

– Moving Fascia Foundations. Online 6 weeks-course in Fascial Anatomy for movement trainers. (Fascial anatomy, embryology, tensegrity, remodeling and tissue-knowledge) 

Evolve Movement Education. Movingfascia.com

 

2019

– 5-day hands-on dissection course (40 academic hours) 

Medical dissection with a special focus on Fascia.

Functional Fascia by Julian Baker. School of Medicine, Katowice, Poland

 

 2014

– Fascia in Movement: Fascial Foundations (1 CE) – Kinesis Inc. 
– Fascia in Movement: Fascial Architecture (1CE) – Kinesis Inc.
– Fascia in Movement: Fascial Hydration & Neurology (1CE) – Kinesis Inc. 

CEU-credits webinars, Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians. Tom Myers

 

2013

– The Psoas Muscle. 
Core Awareness Workshop with Liz Koch
Oslo

 

2005

– Inspiration in Music. 

Workshop in improvisation and musical creativity with Barry Green, author ofThe Inner Game of Music
Oakland, USA

Music

Playing it, Teaching it. Writing it. Writing about it. Lecturing about it. Loving it

Bodywork

Movement. Guidance. Pain- and trauma relief. Mind-Body focus. Coaching

Listening

Lectures. Trainings. Research. Articles. Concerts. Teachings. Wonder-sharing

Work experience

Lectures and teaching

2015 – present

Introductory courses/weekend courses and private tuition in Timani and musicians' health.

Various cities in Norway (Oslo, Trondheim, Tromsø, Kristiansand) and Sweeden, Denmark, Germany, Finland, England and Singapore

 

2020 - 2021

Neuroscience and motivational support for musicians

Neuroscience, stress regulation and mental and physical techniques for musicians.

EUJAM European Jazz Master Program

Online lecture/workshop

 

2020

"Resources for musicians in times of heightened stress during the Covid-19 crisis"

Special lecture/workshop for students and staff at the Jazz-department at the institute of Music, NTNU, Trondheim

 

2020

Performance preparations in Corona- times

Bachelor studies, Institute of Music, NTNU, Trondheim

 

2020 - 2021

Three lectures on Fascia, movement, pain-science, and the Nervous system in relation to movement practices and Yoga

Online lectures hosted by Maria Hamburger, Yoga, US.

2019 - present

"Performance Preparation - motivation, performance, stress-responses and the Nervous System for Musicians"

Annual guest tutor at the Bachelor program at the institute of Music, NTNU, Trondheim

 

2015 - 2019.

“Performance psychology: Neurological and biomechanical principles for increased achievement in music” 

Annual guest tutor at the master's program in Performance Psychology at the institute of Music, NTNU, Trondheim

 

2016

Timani: Presence and interoception – Tools for achieving authenticity and enhanced physical coordination in students of music.

Lecture at The Performers(`)Present Symposium in Singapore 27 – 30 October 

 

2015

“Timani work physiology for musicians” 

“The adaptable body/ the adaptable mind – relevant physiological knowledge for musicians” 

“Listening – neurological training for musicians.” 

3 Lectures on Timani and relevant anatomical/neurological knowledge with listening guidance.

Tromsø Conservatory of music

 

2014

“Listening – the invisibel art form.”

Lecture with listening guidance.

The Timani festival, Solstua. Holmenkollen

 

2009

“Into the grand piano”

Consert lecture

The Norwegian Academy of Music

 

2008

“Fra innsiden av pianoet”

Lecture on listening and creative processes.

State academy of art and scienses, Oslo

Other Work

2005 – present

The Listening Experience (private company)

Timani master teacher, pianist, piano teacher, composer, lecturer, Bodyworker, writer. 
Teaching, bodywork, concerts, lectures, and articles

 

2015 – 2017 

NLA academy Staffeldtsgate, Oslo

Piano instructor, piano 

 

2015

Conservatory of music, Tromsø

Guest teacher and lecturer in Timani work physiology. 
Lectures, single- and group tuition of Bachelor- and Master students

 

2006 – present

Statped                                               

Senior adviser – department of Special education Technology 

Adaptation, recording and proof-reading of digital audiobooks for the department of education. Lectures and presentations on the various advantages and disadvantages of digital books for students with reading disabilities or visual impairment. The DAISY formatet (Digital Accessible Information System). Testing of special education technology, workshops in NAV. Project manager

 

2014- 2016

Audiophile.no

Music writer 
column “Miriam – Jakten på filteret”. About listening and musical awareness

 

 Oslo Chambermusic festival

Administrative concert leader 2003 – 2008
coordinating and administrating concerts, caring for artists, communications between artist and venue mm.