Carolina Fuentes, a.k.a Mila Tina, is a Chilean-American Drummer, Percussionist, Music Producer, Fitness and Self-Defense Instructor based in New York.
Through her innovative mix of percussion, dance, martial arts, and visual design, Mila Tina challenges her audience with thought provoking performances and spiritually enlightening education material. Based in New York City, she is a fixture on the local scene where she puts on multi sensory performances, hosts in-person and online workshops, and is in constant demand as a professional percussionist. With her commitment to social progress and personal betterment, she is dedicated to using her voice to further the causes she believes in.
The Heroine’s Journey
Through her innovative mix of percussion, dance, martial arts, and visual design, Mila Tina challenges her audience with this thought provoking production called The Heroine’s Journey: The Woman’s Quest For Wholeness, a female centric retelling of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey.
Electronic Setup: WaveDrum
Mila Tina performs with DJs and singers/songwriters with her WaveDrum, an instrument that straddles the line between acoustic and electronic percussion by utilizing an innovative synthesis technology to generate super-realistic drum and percussion sounds.
Abracadabra Field Trip
Mila serves as drummer/composer/musical director of Abacadabra Field Trip, a traveling music venue on the roof of Bluebyrd Bus that travels through the streets of New York spreading joy and dancing.
African Drumming & Latin Percussion
Mila Tina plays an array of hand percussion instruments such as Djembe, DunDun, Shakere, Timbales, Congas, Bongos, among others African and Latin percussion instruments.
Working with Mila Tina was magical! Her performance is empowering and euphoric. The crowd loved it!
Executive director of the Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island (OLA)
Mila Tina is very professional and pleasant to work with. She is an absolute trend setter. The crowd was completely intrigued and my guests still to this day talk about her performance.
Founder of Fashion 4 Purpose
Mila Tina is very professional, energetic and the audience loved her! What was special about Mila Tina is the obvious enjoyment she has in performing. The crowed loved it and wanted to hear more! I absolute recommend Mila Tina, she offers a very unique and original musical performance.
Director of advocacy of The Retreat
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Learn how to defend yourself against assaults & robbery when traveling, in or around nightclubs and bars, and on your way home. Boost your self-confidence and learn empowering habits.