Ava is a 6th grader at St. Helena School in Pennsylvania. She has been taking drum lessons at Sam Ash Music in King of Prussia since she was 7 years old. This is her second year participating in Hit Like a Girl. Ava LOVES Queen, Harry Potter, Dogs, Horses, Swimming, and Bike Riding. At school, Ava participates in a percussion group called "Car Alarm" which uses trash cans and buckets for the instruments. In addition to her drum lessons with Nate, she also participates in a band at Sam Ash, called Ash Rock with another teacher named Jimmy, and two guitar students. This band tackles classic rock music from The Who, Joan Jett, Queen, Jimi Hendrix, Pretenders, and more!