was born in Klink in Jutland where she grew up hearing her father's
music. Niels de Fries, a well-known fiddler, was an active dance
player throughout his life.
made the fiddle her main instrument, and in 2002 graduated from
the "Carl Nielsen Academy of Music" with a degree in folk
music. Today, Tove teaches the course "Dance and Playing for
Dance" at the Carl Nielsen Academy. Tove also teaches at schools
and seminars throughout Denmark.
her performances and her educational work, Tove displays both her
natural flair and her natural access to the old traditional Danish
dance music. Her joy and appreciation for this music have been an
inspiration to numerous musicians and dancers.
long-time student of the fiddler Peter
Uhrbrand, from Soenderho, Tove has developed a deep knowledge
of the unique Soenderhomusic and - dance repertoire from the island
is active as a solo dance player and with numerous other bands. She also
performs regularly with her own band, "Baltinget".