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 (in training) 2018 -
Deep tissue bodywork combined with releasing techniques. Focus on breath work, Fascia, Mind-Body connection, increased interoception and awareness and Mindful presence from the practitioner.
IBI Integral Body Institute, Kikow. Polen
Restorative Exercise specialist in Nutritious Movement 2014 – 2015
Biomekanically based movement training with the goal of restoring the optimal movements patterns of the body.
Biomecanics, 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 20 cent. music history, phenomenology and sonological analysis.
Passed with top marks.
Bachelor of Music Performance, Piano 2001 – 2006
main instrument, piano.
Spesialization fields: contemporary music and performance, musical rethoric, 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
– Movement Fascia Foundations. Online 6 weeks-course in Fascial Anatomy for movement trainers. (Fascial anatomy, embryology, tensegrity, remodelling and tissue-knowledge) 2020
Evolve Movement Education. Movingfascia.com
– 5 day hands-on dissection course (40 academic hours) 2019
Functional Fascia by Julian Baker. School of Medicine, Katowice, Poland
– Fascia in Movement: Fascial Foundations (1 CE) – Kinesis Inc. 2014
– Fascia in Movement: Fascial Architecture (1CE) – Kinesis Inc. 2014
– Fascia in Movement: Fascial Hydration & Neurology (1CE) – Kinesis Inc. 2014
CEU-credits webinars, Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians. Tom Myers
– The Psoas Muscle. 2013
Core Awareness Workshop with Liz Koch
– Inspiration in Music. 2005
Workshop in improvisation and musical creativity with Barry Green, author ofThe Inner Game of Music
Lectures and teaching
2015 – d.d. Introductory courses/weekend courses and private tuition in Timani in Oslo / Trondheim / Tromsø / Kristiansand / Malmø / København / Berlin / Turku / Gøteborg / Stockholm / Lancaster
2020 "Resources for musicians during times of hightened stress during the Covid-19 crisis" Special lecture/workshop for students and staff at the Jazz-department at the institute of Music, NTNU, Trondheim
"Performance Preperation - motivation, performance, stress-responses and the Nervous System for Musicians" Guest tutor at the Bachelor program at the institute of Music, NTNU, Trondheim
2015 -d.d. “Performance psychology: Nevrological and biomecanical principles for increased acheivment in music” Annual guest tutor at the Masters program 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
The Listening Experience (private company)
Timani master teacher, pianist, piano teacher, composer, lecturer, Bodyworker, writer. 2005 – dd
Teaching, bodywork, concerts, lectures and articles
NLA academy Staffeldtsgate, Oslo
Piano instructor, piano 2015 – 2017
Conservatory of music in Tromsø
Guest teacher and lecturer in Timani work physiology. 2015
Lectures, single- and group tuition of Bachelor- and Master students
Adviser – department of Special education Technology 2006 – dd
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
Music writer 2014- dd
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.