Aisha Ellis is a Detroit native that began playing the drums at the age 13 years old after being influenced and inspired after seeing Sheila E. and Prince perform together the year before. She joined the band at her junior
39 years of my live was absolutely simple, like other working moms: job, daily routine and family travel in annual holidays. But … on my 39 birthday my daughters gift was unexpected for me, cause it was certificate in Drumstars
Debbie has been performing since age 13. She is an accomplished musician who has toured Nationally and locally for 4 decades. Debbie grew up in New Jersey at a a young age was exposed to many musical genres ranging from
I’m an instructor of twenty five years. I have countless students and also too many contributions to our education system. After years of teaching in a specific circle of subjects, the energy and desire of difference in me started to
I grew up in Southern Louisiana where marching bands in Mardi Gras parades made my heart race. My Dad would play Zydeco, Blues, and Jazz music on the record player while Mom provided pots, pans, spoons and bongos on the
As a lifelong drummer with a music education, I appreciate the opportunity to participate in the Hit Like A Girl contest. I started playing at 8 years old with the support of my parents and grew up playing snare drum
In 2016, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing bilateral mastectomies with reconstruction, I decided it was time to check boxes off my bucket list and learning to play the drums was at the top. I made a call
Karen Newell has been playing and teaching drums and other percussion for most of her life. In addition to teaching marching drum lines and private lessons she is known for her creative approach to music which includes making and playing
Salut à tous! Voici mon tout premier concours! Je pratique la batterie depuis 9 ans… J’ai pris quelques cours pendant un an mais suis autodidacte et non lectrice! J’ai commencé le jeu en groupe au bout de 6 mois de
My name is Meltem. I was born in Izmir, Turkey. Currently I’ve been living and working in Istanbul as a graphic designer. I’ve bought my first electronic drum set almost 8 years ago, and drumming have become my passion since
Hi, I’m Niri.
About 4 years ago, I bought myself a 39th birthday present – a drum lesson, without any intention for something serious to happen, with no experience, and with lots of self-humor.
That evening I got back home
Wanted to play drums since 1993. Was not able to afford a drum set till later. Was influenced by Steve Gad, Lars Ulrich, Steve Smith, Ginger Baker, Buddy Rich, etc. In High school joined Marching and Jazz band. Was diagnosed
Hi,everybody! I like to use my stage name, Queenie, because it’s easier to pronounce. Since I am over 70 years, I fall into the category of Lost woman drummers, because growing up we were discouraged from and even denied the
I was born in Yamagata, Japan.
I started playing the piano from age six.
In university, I was in the collage of music.
I encountered the drums then.
After graduating from university,
I majored in drums at the YAMAHA Music