Born in 1995 and raised in Belém do Pará (Brazil), Bruna Cabral started learning drums at the age of 11, which led to studying Percussion/Drumset at Carlos Gomes Conservatory, in both popular and classical expertises.
Bruna holds an artistic bachelor's degree in percussion from the Universidade do Estado do Pará (UEPA) in Brazil and a master's degree in "Professional Performance - Percussion" from the Folkwang University of the Arts (FUdK) in Essen, Germany.
Currently, is part of different music projects, e.g. Rolf Blumig, Martin Müller & The Brazilian Trio, Pink_Piranha, Betocaduo, Amana Trio and Frappier; covering a wide range of different genres, such as: Brazilian/Latin music, jazz, R&B, pop, expermental and classical.
In the areas of theatre, dance and performative music, she collaborated on projects including: Species Pitches (UA) by Sita Ostheimer (2018), created for the 3rd year Dance class of FUdK; AERO (2019), a piece by Lucy Flournoy; NINA (2020), a film by Damian Popp; Elevator to Anaphora (2020) and The Ostrich with the Hidden Head from Samadhyana Dance Company; Landscaping 0.3 (2021) from Bianca Mendonça; Robert Ashley Episodes from Perfect Lives with Brian McCorkle and Paul Pinto at FFT Düsseldorf; Das Märchen vom 1008-Füßler and Floh und Laus feiern Hochzeit (2022), children’s concert from Barquito de Papel.
In 2021, she co-founded CUMA Kollektiv together with Elina Brams Ritzau and Jakob Jentgens. They have been invited to perform their first production Vacation from Love in several festivals, including Full Spin 6 (DE), Phoenix Festival (DE), Mittelyoung (IT) and Mittelfest (IT) and the piece was awarded the Folkwang Preis 2021.
PHOTO by DOMINIK ANTONI