Karin Mitterbauer, MA
born in 1969 in Austria, lives in Salzburg/Austria, near Altötting/Germany and at the Lake of Garda/Italy with her partner Stephan and her son Jakob

  • master of arts (music) from Mozarteum University in Salzburg in 1992
  • studied theology, philosophy and comparative religions at the University Salzburg
  • studied ethnic drums and percussion with masterdrummers in Europe, West-Africa, Brasil and Cuba
  • holds a certificate as psychological counselor in “Integrative Bodypsychotherapy” (IBP-Institute Switzerland – USA)
  • trained as a drumcircle facilitator by Arthur Hull, USA
  • trained as a watershiatsu and waterdance practitioner
  • founded and directs her private drumming- and percussion school in Salzburg
  • teaches music, rhythm, movement and intercultural communication on an international scale
  • designed and directs a 3 year training course in „Integrative Drum and Rhythm Paedagogics“
  • offers continuing education programs for teachers and kindergardeners
  • designs and leads high energy events with music, movement, play and rituals
  • provides team development, training and consulting with Drumcircle programs
  • performs professionally in 3 music groups: Affenbrot, Arcoiris and Drums-and-Roses
  • makes worldwide trips for musical research and further education
  • organizes and participates in international musician-exchanges, CD-productions and development aid projects
  • native language: German; fluent in English, French, Spanish and Italian