- Primary Focus: Pianist
- E-mail address: email@example.com
- Website: https://ruthrohse.de
- Location: München, Germany. Projects wherever booked.
Brief description of Current Primary Focus:
As a professional pianist, I play concerts — solo, chamber music, lied accompaniment, free improvisation. Interdisciplinary projects with fine artists, dancers, and writers. Teaching piano students all ages and all professional levels. Workshops with themes of hearing and listening. Working with Feldenkrais (ATM and FI) and Ideokinesis.
Education and Certifications:
Diploma for piano and piano teaching at the University of Music Würzburg, Germany. Postgraduate degree in lied accompaniment at the University of Music Mozarteum Salzburg, Austria. Feldenkrais Practitioner of MBS Academy by Mia Segal. Visionquest Guide.
Background in Somatic Movement Education, including any certifications earned:
Singing and playing instruments.
“Der Erfahrbare Atem” — Breathing method of Ilse Middendorf.
5 Rhythms Dance practice. Contact dance.
Somatic Experiencing (SE)/Peter Levine.
Learning Experiences Related to Mabel Todd’s Educational Legacy:
In the end of 2017, I started with Ideokinesis and the TBI 101 History. 2018/19 several Ideokinesis classes with Wolfgang Steinmüller. Working through the Course Material TBI 102 Theory in 2018 and 2020.
Professional activities, publications, areas of research, or personal inquiry related to the goals of TBI:
My professional activities related to the goals of TBI are directed towards teaching Ideokinesis to my piano students as a familiar part of piano technique. Work in progress to write down the experiences. With these experiences, I start to spread the work to children and teenagers at schools as well as to professional musicians, artists, and whoever wants to get in touch with Ideokinesis.
Projects and interest areas for Exchange:
Sharing co-creative spaces. Common projects — whether in Ideokinesis to spread the work or in artistic work. Collegial exchange in working with the images and reading through the literature of the TBI Archive.