Hit Like A Girl Contest today added several prizes as part of the Hit Like A Girl Achievement Awards. These prizes additional will be awarded to worthy contestants based on criteria set by the contributing sponsors. They include:
Grand Prize Performance
The Percussive Arts Society has invited the 2015 winner to play at its annual international Percussive Arts Society International Convention in San Antonio, Texas on November 14, 2015. The PAS is the world’s largest percussion organization comprised of students, teacher, university program, professional drummers and percussionists, and supporting companies. Its annual events draw 6,000 or more drummers for three days of clinics, recitals and band performances, concerts, drum circles and other events over four days. Many of the world’s greatest names in percussion regularly perform at these events and to be included on the program is a great honor.
Musicians Institute Summer Shot
One lucky entrant will receive free tuition to attend the MI Summer Shot program. It’s a chance for young students to get a taste what life could be like studying and playing music all day long at the Hollywood Musicians Institute campus. This unforgettable summer experience takes place June 22-26, 2015. Students for the week get the chance to join a band, perform, write and record songs and more in Musician Institute’s professional recording facilities.
Amaluna has been one of the most successful Cirque du Soleil shows of all time, and this year it features a rocking live band anchored by Hit Like A Girl Drummer Spokesperson Didi Negron. A lucky European winner will win tickets while the show is in Europe in 2015.
Amaluna invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon.Their queen, Prospera, directs her daughter’s coming-of-age ceremony in a rite that honours femininity, renewal, rebirth and balance which marks the passing of these insights and values from one generation to the next.
In the wake of a storm caused by Prospera, a group of young men lands on the island, triggering an epic, emotional story of love between Prospera’s daughter and a brave young suitor. But theirs is a love that will be put to the test. The couple must face numerous demanding trials and overcome daunting setbacks before they can achieve mutual trust, faith and harmony.