Name: Aisha Gaillard
Category: Drumset
Age: 23
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Aisha Gaillard was born in Los Angeles, California on August 3, 1993. When she was brought into this world, she faced some challenges. Aisha was born pre-mature.


Name: Clare Martyn
Category: Drumset
Age: 23
Location: Navan, Ireland


Im Clare from Ireland and this is my second year in the contest!

I’m classically trained in orchestra percussion, I love orchestra music and playing with so many musicians,


Name: Deanne Bradbery
Category: Drumset
Age: 23
Location: Brisbane, Australia

For those reading this, my name is Dee and I hit like a girl!!!

I’m incredibly passionate about seeing ladies from all around the world come together—to celebrate each other


Name: Denise Yeow
Category: Drumset
Age: 20
Location: Singapore

Good day, earthling. I’m Denise, I’m 20, and I’m from Singapore. Primarily, I’m a drummer whose heart lies within the classic rock/metal genre. I’m not the most technical drummer for sure,


Name: Diana “Danusia Beatz” Nowak-Riffel
Category: Drumset
Age: 32
Location: Niagara Falls, New York, United States

Diana Nowak-Riffel (aka “Danusia Beatz”) has been playing drums since 1999 here in Western New York. She has brought the beatz to multiple bands


Name: Elisa Montin (Helly)
Category: Drumset
Age: 22
Location: Venice, Italy

I’m Helly, from Venice!

Born in Venice in July 1994, I started at age of six to study drum; after changing different drum teachers at age 14 I met


Name: Eva Korse
Category: Drumset
Age: 27
Location: Oosterhout, Netherlands

My name is Eva Korse. I am a 27-year-old drummer from The Netherlands. I started playing the drums at the age of 11 and I immediately fell in love with


Name: Flóra Joubert
Category: Drumset
Age: 28
Location: Budapest, Hungary

Hello, my name is Joubert Flóra, I’m from Budapest, Hungary.
I started to play on drums when i was 16. Last year I finished my studies at the Kodolanyi Janos


Name: Hannah Stallings
Category: Drumset
Age: 26
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

If you had asked me 10 years ago where I thought I’d be in 10 years, I’d never had said that I’d be teaching and playing drums in


Name: Jas Kayser
Category: Drumset
Age: 21
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

My name is Jas, I’m 21 years old and from England. I started joint drum lessons with my twin brother Ash when we were 9 years old. We


Name: Jasmin Ulrich
Category: Drumset
Age: 20
Location: Berlin, Germany

My name is Jasmin, I am 20 years old and from Germany!
I have been playing since I was 6 – which means I’m almost playing drums my whole


Name: Lacretia Bolden
Category: Drumset
Age: 31
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Lacretia “T.T.” Bolden grew up as a young child in church. Her mom, being a gospel singer, used to carry Lacretia along with her from church to church,


Name: Lada Obradovic
Category: Drumset
Age: 29
Location: Bern, Switzerland

Lada Obradovic is a Croatian jazz drummer, composer, arranger, band leader and sideman. Her musical education began with classical piano at age of 12, and continued by discovering drums much


Name: Laura Hernández-Coral
Category: Drumset
Age: 26
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Bogotá – Colombia, 1990. She started musical studies at the age of four, taking piano lessons with professor Claudia Liliana Zambrano in Pasto. At the age of six started with


Name: Libby Scott
Category: Drumset
Age: 20
Location: Brisbane, Australia

I’m not entirely sure what I should write here. I’ve been taught what to include and what you should leave out of a bio, but I don’t really like that


Name: Marilisa Asci
Category: Drumset
Age: 32
Location: Venere di Pescina, Italy

I was born in a little village called Venere (Venus), L’Aquila province, Italy, and when I was six I approached for the first time to the world of


Name: Mili Hong
Category: Drumset
Age: 31
Location: Vancouver, Canada

Mili Hong began playing drums at the age of 16. She spent most of her life in South Korea until her early 20s, when she moved to Vancouver, Canada to


Name: Nicole Pompei
Category: Drumset
Age: 22
Location: Allston, Massachusetts, United States

Hello there! My name is Nicole Pompei, (informally Pompy), and I am a Boston based musician. I graduated (Summa Cum Laude) from Berklee College of Music in May


Name: Paige Proctor
Category: Drumset
Age: 20
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Paige Proctor, 20 years old currently studying my final year in University in London!

Have been playing drums for about 9 years now and after previously entering the


Name: Paola Liceaga
Category: Drumset
Age: 21
Location: Isabela, Puerto Rico

Hi! I’m Paola Liceaga!

I’m 21 years old. Playing drums is a big part of my life! I’ve been playing drums for 7 years now. Once i started, it


Name: Radhika George
Category: Drumset
Age: 21
Location: Cochin, India

I was 5 years old when my dad played his newly bought musical movie Help by the Beatles, and through out the movie I was so fascinated by Ringo Star!


Name: Tangela Facen
Category: Drumset
Age: 29
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

My name is Tangela Facen. I am from the beautiful city of Fort. Lauderdale, Fl. I am currently a musician at an A.M.E church and the drummer


Name: Toni McVey
Category: Drumset
Age: 19
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

My name is Toni McVey and I have been self taught for 7 years and started receiving lessons last year when i began studying music at Edinburgh Napier



Name: Ann Reich
Category: Drumset
Age: 17
Location: Farmington, Utah, United States

Hey! I’m Ann Reich. My whole life I wanted to play drums and for years begged my parents for a kit. Finally, when I was 10 years old,


Name: Annapurna Tobler
Category: Drumset
Age: 11
Location: California, USA

Hi, my name is Annapurna Tobler but my friends call me AP. I am 11 years old and live in San Jose, CA.

I’ve been drumming for 3 years and


Name: Arawinda Rizky
Category: Drumset
Age: 16
Location: Surabaya, Indonesia

My name is Arawinda Rizky. I’m 16 years old. I’m from Indonesia. Now, I study at SMKN 12 Surabaya (School of Arts), I take music majors. I love drum when


Name: Daga Karandys
Category: Drumset
Age: 15
Location: Katowice, Poland

My name is Daga. I am 15 years old and I am drumming from Katowice, Poland.

This is my 4th time in HLAG Contest.

I play in my school


Name: Danika Poirier
Category: Drumset
Age: 15
Location: Shediac River, Canada

Hi, My name is Danika, and I’m 15 years old. Music wasn’t in my life until seven years ago, when I started playing guitar. While in the 6th grade,


Name: Emily Lingle
Age: 17
Location: Pennsylvania, United States

Hey guys,

My name is Emily and drums/music is my entire life. I began playing drums and taking lessons when I was 7 years old, but my love for drums began


Name: Faith Benson
Category: Drumset
Age: 16
Location: California, United States

Hello! 🙂

My name is Faith Benson. I am 16 years old and I Hit Like A Girl! My drumming journey is five years strong now, and I truly


Name: Georgia Atkinson
Category: Drumset
Age: 17
Location: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

I first picked up a pair of sticks at the age of 10 and haven’t put them down since. Since then I’ve gigged around South Wales, played at


Name: Jacky Sponheimer
Age: 17
Location: Wolnzach, Germany

Heaaaaay ! :3

I am Jacky, still 17, are from Germany and music is my life!
Playing Drums is one of my favourite hobbies since such a long time & I hope


Name: Jadli Verilli
Category: Drumset
Age: 16
Location: Laval, Canada

Heyyy, my name is Jadli, I’m 16 years old and this is my first participation at this contest! I’ve been playing drum for the last 8 years! I remember at


Name: Jaleacia Harris
Category: Drumset
Age: 15
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, United States

My name is Jaleacia Harris. I’m from Montgomery, Alabama (US). I’m 15 years old. I’ve been playing drums since I was one year old. I started playing at


Name: Kristin Logemann
Category: Drumset
Age: 14
Location: Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States

I’m 14, and have been playing drums for 4 years now. I grew up in a very musical family, and struggled as a child to find


Name: Mana Fukuda
Category: Drumset
Age: 10
Location: Ibaraki-shi Osaka, Japan

Hello everyone! My name is Mana Fukuda and I am 10 years old.

I have previously entered this contest called “Hit like a Girl” and was a finalist in


Name: Marcela Čachotská
Category: Drumset
Age: 17
Location: Sloup, Czech Republic

My name is Marcela Čachotská. I have been playing the drums for almost 10 years. First, I played the snare drum about 2 years then I have started


Category: Drumset
Age: 9
Location: Utah, United States

Hi Friends!! It’s sooooo great to be back this year! My name is Milana and I’m 9 years old. I’ve been drumming most of my life and one day want


Name: Mira Burgers
Category: Drumset
Age: 17
Location: Beuningen, Netherlands

Hey everyone!

Thanks for watching my video!

Very exciting, my second time Hit Like A Girl.
Music shouldn’t be a contest, BUT I don’t see it that way at this


Name: Molly Flores
Category: Drumset
Age: 16
Location: Rosenberg, Texas, United States

My name is Molly Flores, I have been playing drums since I was about 10 years old. I started by playing the game RockBand and found mysellf always


Name: Molly Rose
Category: Drumset
Age: 17
Location: Vacaville, CA, United States

My name is Molly Rose, I am 17 years old, and I am from Vacaville, Ca.

My parents tell me at 3 I would bang on pots and


Name: Najwa Rashika Az-Zahra Raharema
Category: Drumset
Age: 12
Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Hi my name is Najwa Rashika Az-Zahra Raharema, I’m from Indonesia.

I’m a student in 7th grade on SMP Budi Mulia Dua, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

This is my second


Name: Rizkita Milenia
Category: Drumset
Age: 17
Location: Bandung Barat, Indonesia

Hello! My name is Rizkita, people usually call me Riz. I’ve been play drums for 7 years now. Before I chose drums as my musical instrument, I used to


Name: Roni Kaspi
Category: Drumset
Age: 17
Location: Even Yehuda, Israel

Hi! I’m Roni, 17 years old from Israel.
First time submitting to HLAG contest!
I started learning drums at the age of 7. The first time I touched the


Name: Widyatna Saraswati
Category: Drumset
Age: 12
Location: Pasuruan, Indonesia

My name is WIDYATNA ARTIKA SARASWATI 12 years old. Everyone call me Arci
I’m ‘student in 5 class of elementary school,

I start playing drum when i was 7


Name: Yuki Ogawa
Category: Drumset
Age: 12
Location: Fukuyama, Japan

Hello everyone!
My name is Yuki Ogawa. I am 12 years old.
I’ve been playing drums since I was 3 years old.

My future dream is to become a professional

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