Her* Music World

Back into trust with music – Christine Hoefs | Therapy between tones

Music therapy… oh that’s interesting! What is that actually? What do you do in such a session? I’m not musical, so is this form of therapy not for me? These are the most common statements and questions I am asked as a music therapist. And it is not all so …

Super (S)hero – Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot – By Jake Wiest

In selecting my favourite female musician for this blog, I initially tried to think of someone who had a significant influence on me when I was growing up. To my unfortunate surprise, I couldn’t think of anyone. All the musicians that I loved and remembered from my parents’ collection were …

Drums, Voice, Curls – Jammin’ with Jarita Freydank

A dream come true for me, thanks to Her*MusicWorld I get to meet wonderful musicians and may dive for a moment into their world. I am more so grateful to live in Berlin because this is the place where the world is coming together. Last weekend I walked through the …

Toy Piano Concert – Fidan Aghayeva-Edler

It is probably not too fair to introduce the professional pianist Fidan Aghayeva-Edler to you with her recent Toy Piano Concert here in Berlin, Germany. But I have seen the video a few days ago, and it made me smile and become cheerful! My first thought was, I need to …

Inuit throat singing – A singing style that connects

A few months ago I came across a video of Shina Nova learning throat singing from her mother Kayuula. Shina shares her videos on TikTok to bring the traditions of the Inuk and Inuit Indigenous culture to the masses.   Whenever I hear music like this or see videos like …

She Shreds – Women, get to the guitars and the bass

Hello dear H*MW community, It’s time again for “Thursday on Strings!” Apparently, it’s my networking week this week, and I’d like to introduce you to another platform that focuses on female musicians of a particular instrument. Okay, there are actually two on this one: it’s about women* who play either guitar …

Jawdropping One-Woman* Band – KidBeKid

Thanks to the lovely musician Ina West, you will get to know about more soon enough; I got to hear about KidBeKid. This is exactly what I love about this platform: we get to share our favorite female* musicians and be inspired by what amazing talent is out there! Talking …

Bassists with Boobs Platform and Initiative

Hello dear Friends, Supporters and Followers of Her*MusicWorld its “(not so) serious Monday” and I would love to tell you about this really wonderful platform and I think very important initiative called “Bassists with Boobs”. I have only heard about them last week through our very passionate and helpful new …

Female Brass-Wind-and Percussion Power – Balkan Paradise Orchestra

11, YESSS! 11 Women from Barcelona, Spain make my booty shake and dance through my apartment! I suggest watching them live (which I unfortunately haven’t done yet) or their live performances captured on video and visible on YouTube!!! The joy they carry with them on stage doing music together, dancing …

Electric Ladyland – Nai Palm – Naomi Saalfield

If you haven’t heard about the Australian, Neo Soul, Future Soul, fantastic Guitarist and Vocalist “Nai Palm” yet, its about time! A few years ago I got hooked on her music starting with this song: Its hard for me to find the right words that do her artistry justice! What …

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