Online Press Kit

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Photo: Kim E. Bergseth

Photo: Kim E. Bergseth

Photo: Dan Uneken

Photo: Dan Uneken

Photo: Maria Bovin de Labbe

Photo: Maria Bovin de Labbe

Photo: Knut Utler

Photo: Knut Utler


Media Bio

Maria is the creator and founder of The Mindful Drumming Method, which focuses on finding presence through drumming. As a magic rhythm maker, she teaches her exclusive drumming method to her privately mentored students and in her workshops. She works as a free-lance drummer/ percussionist and performs live regularly with different bands. 

 You are invited to play with Maria on her website, Facebook and her YouTube channel. 


Long Media Bio

Maria is the creator and founder of The Mindful Drumming Method, which focuses on finding presence through drumming. As a magic rhythm maker, she teaches her exclusive drumming method to her privately mentored students and in her workshops. She works as a free-lance drummer/ percussionist and performs live regularly with different bands. Hallingdolen ,a Norwegian newspaper, called her “the incredibly talented percussionist . . . who impressed with a monotonous, but fantastic steady drumming beat throughout the performance.”


Maria has been featured in Expressen, Mitt Livs Novell, MusikkteHallingdolen, and Akershus Amtstidene. She has taught at prestigious Norwegian Academy of Music.
In addition to be her musical achievements, Maria is an acclaimed artist. She has participated in several exhibitions in both Norway and Sweden. Her artwork has been featured in the book Art Addiction: 100 Contemporary Artists (Masters of Today) and is sought after by companies like Jobline, Monster, Ajilon, NITO and Orkla. Maria has expanded her creative passion to include her Etsy shop, Wild Beauty Studio, where her one of kind art pieces are available for sale.


You are invited to play with Maria on her website, Facebook, Google+ and her YouTube channel. 



Articles Written By Maria

Bovin de Labbé, M. (2011). Tromming – ny helsepraksis for gravide? Visjon,Alternativt Nettverkno 1, s. 36-39.

Bovin de Labbé, M. (2011). Trumning och gravida. Ride Ranke. Musikk for livets begynnelse, no 4, s 4-8.

Bovin de Labbé, M. (2012). Trumning för det ofödda barnetI Trondalen, G. & K. Stensæth (red.) Musikk, barn og helses. 45-67 Oslo: Norges musikkhøgskole, Skriftserie fra Senter for musikk og helse.

 

Interviews

Tania Wojciechowski interviews Maria Bovin de Labbé as part of Manusmade's Creativity Close-up series.   http://youtu.be/UqeALnEi--UUnfortunately a bit echo-y during the replay.


For booking or teaching inquires please contact Maria here.