Carolina Fuentes, a.k.a Mila Tina, is a Chilean-American Drummer, Percussionist, Music Producer, DJ, Educator, and Visual & Martial Artist based in New York.

 
 

Working with Mila Tina was magical! Her performance is empowering and euphoric. The crowd loved it!

Minerva Perez.
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.

Carmen Colon.
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.

Pamela Greinke.
Director of advocacy of The Retreat

 
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About Mila

"Rhythm is everybody's first language"

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.

 

Of her many productions, highlights include The Heroine’s Journey: Woman’s Quest For Wholeness,” a high-energy, empowering live solo drums and dance performance. 

Also
Drumanawé,” drum and brain-based workshop and programs for adults, children, women, seniors, and LGBTQ+ that builds self-confidence and brainpower through rhythm, movement, fun neuroplasticity exercises, and empowering language.

ABRACADABRA TRIP

Mila serves as drummer/composer/musical director of Abracadabra Trip, a traveling music venue on the roof of Bluebyrd Bus that travels through the streets of New York spreading joy and dancing.

AFRICAN DRUMS & LATIN PERCUSSION

Mila Tina plays an array of hand percussion instruments such as Djembe, DunDun, Shakere, Timbales, Congas, Bongos, among other African and Latin percussion instruments.

PRIVATE & CORPORATE EVENTS

Mila Tina performs with DJs and other musicians at private and corporate events across the tri-state area.

Mila plays drums and an array of hand percussion to any style of music.

PERCUSSION & DRUM SET UP

Mila Tina performs with DJs using an original standing arrangement of drums and percussion instruments. This arrangement combines traditional drum pieces with Latin percussion instruments, such as her lead drums; the timbales. Her drumming style combines elements of martial arts mixed with dance moves. 

ELECTRONIC SETUP

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.

THE HEROINE’S JOURNEY: Woman's Quest for Wholeness

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 high-energy, empowering live solo drums and dance performance.

 
Drum and brain-based workshop

Drum & Brain-Based Workshops & Programs

Drumanawé

Druamanwé, created by Mila Tina, is a drum and brain-based workshops and programs designed for adults, children, women, seniors, and LGBTQ+. 

 

Drumanawé exercises are designed to increase mental focus and clarity, boost self-confidence, improve coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, and cultivate skills that are essential for a healthy and balanced life, through rhythm, movement, fun neuroplasticity exercises (which help the brain's ability to grow and change), and empowering language.

Drumanawé programs also cultivate and foster curiosity, a joy of learning, and a positive mindset about facing challenges. 

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Unleash Your Inner Badass

Life Hacks & Training Programs for Personal Development

DRUMANAWÉ

Drum and brain-based workshops and programs.

 

Learn  energizing, traditional world rhythms through fun neuroplasticity exercises. Activate and upgrade your brain, boost your self-confidence, and improve your rhythm and coordination while having fun!

FITNESS

Workout hacks & training programs for female drummers who love to dance while drumming and performing wildly on the stage.

WARRIORESS

Learn how to defend yourself against assaults & robbery when traveling, in or around nightclubs and bars, and on your way home.

 
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