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Nora Thiele


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Nora Thiele is one of the leading hand drummers of Europe. In various projects between early music, ethnic, jazz, improvisation and contemporary music, she plays the frame drums in a unique and virtuoso manner, bridging cultures, genres and epochs.
Nora Thiele performed nearly 1000 concerts as a soloist, guest musician and toured with her own projects through Europe, the Middle East and China.
With a 20-year lasting experience, Nora teaches workshops and master classes at international festivals and conservatories regulary. She has been involved in more than 40 CD productions and is thrilled with the collaboration of theater, dance, art and literature. Nora Thiele composes music for her own projects and is the artistic director of the Playgroundfestival Weimar since 2014. Her musical work deals with the exploration of interfaces, boundaries and transitions. With stylistic certainty and experimental enthusiasm, new musical contexts


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