Ambassadors

Denise Yeow – Southeast Asia

Denise Yeow is best known as the drummer of Singaporean speed/thrash metal band, Dezaster.  She started drumming at the age of 11 from a music school. In secondary school, she joined the symphonic band as a percussionist. Being in the symphonic band exposed her to a wide range of genres – namely jazz, funk, and…

Georgia Challinor – UK

Georgia Challinor is a drummer from Brighton, England and is currently the drummer for singer/songwriter Luke Rainsford. She started drumming at the age of eight after playing on a friends kit and instantly fell in love.  She found found her passion for hard hitting rock by listening to drummers such as Dave Grohl, Travis Barker,…

Leyan Senay – Turkey

Leyan Senay is an independent drummer based in Turkey. She was born in Belgium and her first instrument was piano. She has been playing with a lot of different bands, in different genres. She has been teaching drums for 2 years. Nowadays she is making conceptual drum videos for Instagram & YouTube. Her passion for…

Maneswita – India

Maneswita is a Multi-instrumentalist, Composer and Drum educator from India. She’s greatly influenced by Rock, Blues, Jazz, World and Indian music. Having been performing on stage since the age of 7, she has participated in various music competitions and performed at several places around India and abroad, as a drummer, guitarist and vocalist. She is…

Moni Del Valle – Mexico

Moni del Valle graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Universidad de las Américas in Puebla, Mexico. She has toured Latin America with various pop artists such as Cristian Castro and Jannette Chao, though most of her work is now focused on musical theater in Mexico City’s theater district. She has played in shows such as…

Moty Baketas – Mexico

Natalia Miranda (Moty Baketas) es una baterista de Hermosillo, Sonora, que ahora vive en la Ciudad de México. Actualmente, como parte del proyecto de Yamaha México “She’s Got The Groove”, está jugando con Salmerón, Silent Lune, Mint Parker y MonteCoral, por mencionar algunos. Natalia Miranda (aka Moty Baketas) is a drummer from Hermosillo, Sonora who…

Noriko Terada – Japan

Born in Japan, Noriko Terada started her musical life with the piano at the age of 3. Later, at the age of 11, she began playing percussion which she quickly fell in love with. Noriko has become internationally known for her percussion recordings for hugely popular video games Final Fantasy XV, Final Fantasy XIII-3 and Chrono Cross Official Live.  As a…

Pauline Roberts – South America

Pauline Roberts is a 22 year old percussionist, singer, composer and educator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She won a grant from the National Arts Foundation commissioning new compositions for vibraphone and electronics, traveled twice as a scholar in Malletlab’s course in Florida, performed as the youngest in the Ciclo de Música Contemporánea and was a…

Swanny Elzingre – France

Swanny Elzingre is a drummer with an atypical career. Her musical encounters were more decisive than the time she spent in music schools, and the many stages she has played on have made her both an emancipated and a seasoned musician. She first learned to the play the piano, but she then turned to drums…