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Nancy Koritz (18+)

Nancy Koritz (18+)

Name: Nancy Koritz
Category: Drumset
Age: 54
Location: Ladera Ranch, California, United States

I’m a married  mom of 3 daughters living in southern California.  I grew up in Ohio so I appreciate California weather every single day.   I’m 54 years old and started playing snare in the 6th grade.  I was chosen as “Head Drummer” my senior year in high school, not because I had the most talent ( I definately did not) but because all the other drummers were  pretty much delinquents.
I haven’t played since my youth but decided to start taking lessons last year.  It is so much fun.  My kids think it is cool mom plays but I do hear “Mom, please stop… I’m trying to study.”

I want to raise kind, confident daughters who believe girls can do anything.  Here are 5 interesting/weird facts about me:
1.  I once beehived my hair so it was 15″ high
2.  In college I worked at a store that sold Rapper Clothing
3.  I’ve been to all 7 Continents
4.  If I go to McDonalds drive-thru, I pay for the person behind me.  Pay it forward
5.  I once went through the car wash with the windows down.  On purpose.
6.  I lived in Toronto for 4 years.  Love that diverse, tolerant and fun city!

Let’s get more girls drumming!

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  1. Cool video. I was always drawn to big band drumming and got to do it in Air Force bands back about 40 years ago. When I saw the picture I thought that is so retro. Well it is because it is old. 🙂 You did a nice job playing. Glad to see you are playing and maybe you can educate your kids about good music. 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

  2. BIG BANDS !!! MARCHING BANDS !!! YOU ROCK !!! thank you for sharing a part of your life with one of this years contestant !!! 18+


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