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Raychel Taylor

Raychel Taylor is an ardent educator, performer, and arts entrepreneur in northern Illinois. Motivated by her passion to provide young female percussionists with direct access to female mentorship, Raychel created “Girls March,” an organization that advocates for women in the marching arts. Her vision is realized through music and leadership seminars with some of the…

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Mindy Abovitz Monk

Hit Like A Girl co-founder, publisher of Tom Tom Magazine and champion of female drummers, Mindy Abovitz Monk was recognized by the Grammy’s as a Change Agent and is a recipient of the She Rocks Award.

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Lola Blu

Lola Blu is best known for merging the worlds of contemporary art and music by bringing to life unconventional canvases that grace some of the most well known stages across the globe. Self taught artist and a drummer, Lola started her pop culture journey in the advertising world, followed by embracing the roles of creative…

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Keylee Fletcher

Keylee Fletcher is an incredibly passionate social media marketer and musician, with a penchant for building social communities through lifestyle content. An avid drummer and drumming enthusiast, Keylee is currently a Social Media Strategist at D’Addario & Co., the world’s largest musical instrument accessories company. Prior to her role as Social Media Strategist, she served…

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Sarah Hagan

An avid drummer and former teacher, Sarah Hagan joined the artist relations department at Avedis Zildjian Company fifteen years ago, and has worked her way up to the position of Director of Artist Relations, Worldwide for Zildjian and Vic Firth. During this time, Hagan has personally selected cymbals for top drumming luminaries and has been…

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Stacey Montgomery-Clark

Stacey Clark is the Senior Vice President of Marketing with SABIAN Ltd and has been with the company since 1995.  A 23 year veteran, Stacey started as a Marketing Assistant after graduating with a Business degree from the University of New Brunswick.  She is the busy mom of 2 boys and lives in Southampton with…

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Emily Smith

Emily began playing the drums at age 10 in the elementary school band.  She continued to play throughout high school in various groups and even gained the nickname “Bongos” due to her impressive percussion skills.  Emily went on to study Sound Design at Emerson College, aspiring to become a music supervisor.  Her interest in music,…

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Juels Thomas

Juels Thomas has never lived in a house without a drumset. She thinks this is normal. Her father was a drummer and started teaching her to play at the age of five. From there, she went on to march snare all four years of high school, graduate with a BA in Professional Music Business from…

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Jordan West

Jordan West is a drummer, vocalist, and songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. She works as a freelancer and studio musician in addition to being a Product Specialist for Roland Drums and Percussion (and a former Hit Like A Girl contestant). On drums, her roots lie in jazz and R&B, but West is comfortable in…

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