Enter the Hit Like A Girl contest and post a promotional clip of your video on your Instagram, Facebook or Tik Tok account. Tag and follow Hit Like A Girl, Tom Tom and Paiste to become eligible for a random drawing to win prizes and receive recognition in the Tom Tom/Paiste mini-contest.

Paiste Artists

Lisa Chepkovskaya
(HLAG 2020 Champion)
Taylor Gordon
(The Pocket Queen)
Emily Moon
(Starbenders)
Sarah Tomek
(Steven Tyler)
Elise Trouw
(independent)
Dorothea Taylor
(independent)

Prizes

Coming Soon.

Rules

1. Enter the Hit Like A Girl contest.
2. Check the “Tom Tom/Paiste Mini-Contest” box on your registration form to be entered in the Main and Mini Contests.
3. Post a clip of your HLAG video on your Instagram or TikTok account.
4. Tag and follow one or more of these social platforms:
Instagram: @hitlikeagirlcontest, @tomtommag and @paistecymbals
TikTok: @hitlikeagirlcontest, @tomtommag and @paistechannel
Facebook: @hitlikeagirlcontest, @tomtommagazine and @paistecompany
5. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in the <18 and 18+ age groups will be chosen by random drawing at the completion of the 2021 Hit Like A Girl contest.
6. Note: all other HLAG contest rules apply.

Entries <18

FORGOT YOUR DETAILS?

Ava is a 7th Grader at St. Helena School in Blue Bell, PA. She is an avid reader, swimmer, and, of course, a drummer! She loves to read and is a huge fan of Marvel Comics. Her favorite actor is

United States
67 Votes

FORGOT YOUR DETAILS?

Hey! I´m Bea, I´m 9 years old and I live in Culiacán, Sinaloa. I really like to play drums since I was a baby, I´m starting this journey because I’m very passionate of music and of course playing drums.

México
60 Votes

Mylah is 10 year’s old and lives in a small city outside of Indianapolis, IN. Mylah’s dad is a drummer and her mother is a pianist. Before Mylah was born she was surrounded by music. At two-years-old, Mylah got her

USA
52 Votes

Kayla is a student at School of Rock Canton, Michigan and has been playing drums since last summer. Kayla has improved greatly and is currently in our Motown performance group, working on her groove and swing. She really enjoys playing

United States
51 Votes

Benim adım Selin Dede, yaklaşık 4 yıldır bateri çalıyorum. 12 yaşındayım. Bateri dışında 4-6 aydır gitar da çalıyorum. Müziği çok seviyorum ve ileride bir grupta bateri çalmak istiyorum. Daha çok rock ve pop-rock tarzı müziklerden hoşlanırım.

My name is Selin

Turkey
96 Votes

Avery is originally from the Bay Area, California and has recently moved with her family to Atlanta, Georgia. Now 10 years old, Avery started playing the drums when she was 7 years old. She enjoys listening to Green Day, The

United States
194 Votes

Hi! My name is Yua from Japan.
I am 10 years old.
I have been playing the drums since I was 6.
I am working hard every day toward my dream of becoming a professional drummer.
I also post my

Japan
56 Votes

Ankara’da 2013 yılında doğdu. 3 yaşına kadar aile yakınları tarafından büyütüldü . 1 yıl süreli özel bir kreşe devam etti. Anaokul olarak Özel Metod Koleji’ne devam etti. 5 yaşında 1 yıl süreyle bale kursuna gitti, aynı dönemde piyano dersine başladı.(iki

Turkey
237 Votes

Molly decided she wanted to try something new and learn the drums! She has a musical background with playing piano for about 18 months. We (she and her family) were a bit nervous about trying the drums as we had

United States
39 Votes

Hi! I am Emma Sofia. I live in Asunción, Paraguay. I played drums for the first time when I was 7 years old and never felt so alive in my life. I never stopped since 🙂

I love rock and

Paraguay
287 Votes

Merhaba, ben Deniz Rüya Pak. 12 yaşındayım, 6. sınıf öğrencisiyim. 2 yıldır davul çalıyorum. Büyüyünce profesyonel davul çalmak istiyorum. Pandeminin bitişini, hep beraber davul çalabileceğimiz günleri sabırsızlıkla bekliyorum. Videoyu şu anki koşullar altında stüdyoya gidemediğimizden dolayı evde elektronik davulumdan çektim.

Türkiye
208 Votes

My name is Ella Lehmer. I am 12 years old. I have been playing the drums for 4 years. What got me interested in the drums was listening to music with lots of drum solos. One day I started to

US
191 Votes

Hi, my name is Ana Renata Garcia Olaeta, I am 10 years old, I’m from Oaxaca city, Mexico, a place full of culture and traditions, I study in elementary school, I have been playing drums for a year, I think

Mexico
2166 Votes

My name is Natalie Kelly. I am 7 years old and live in Pennsylvania, USA. I’ve been playing drums for one year. My Grandpa is my teacher and my favorite drummer. The solo I play is based on rock beats

USA
62 Votes

Hi everyone ! My name is Isabella (Bella) Rothenbuhler and I am 8 years old. This is my second time participating in the HLAG Contest. I am so excited to be back!

I started drumming about a year and half

USA
115 Votes

Hey! My name is Agatha. I am 9 years old. I live in a beautiful country – Kazakhstan. In Almaty city. Here we have very beautiful nature, mountains, rivers, steppe.
At the age of 7, mom and dad decided that

Казахстан
28 Votes

Herkese merhaba. Adım Asya Su Nuri. 12 Yaşındayım ve Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti’nde yaşıyorum. 4 yaşımdan beri devam ettiğim okulumda ritme olan ilgimi farkettim ve okulumuzun ritm grubunda birçok etkinlikte yer aldım. Bu grup sayesinde vurmalı bir çalgı olan Cajon

Türkiye
759 Votes

Hello lovely people!
I choose this song out of several reasons. First of all John Bonham is an amazing drumer who’s work has to be known by everyone who likes this instrument. The song it self learns you a lot,

Austria
44 Votes

8 yaşındayım.İzmirde yaşıyorum.Anneciğimin bana 4 yaşındayken aldığı akustik davulu ilk gördüğümde gözlerim kocaman oldu:) Heycanla başına oturdum ve sonradan ismini öğrendiğim bagetleri elime aldım ve davulun sağına soluna vurmaya başladım,çıkan gümbürtünün sesini çok sevdim ,sonra baktım ki daha kuvvetli vurunca

TÜRKİYE
25 Votes

My name is Mia. I’m 9 years old. I’m from Poland, Europe.

Polska
27 Votes

Hi, my name is Kayla! I am 8 years old and I have been playing drums for 2 years.
I am playing Revenga by System of A Down.
My dream is to meet System of A Down live in person

United States
101 Votes

10 yasindayim.7 yasindan beri piyano egitimi aliyorum.Bu sene bateri ve san egitimi almaya basladim.Muzik benim hayatim ve muziksiz bir yasam dusunemem.Egitimimide ileride konservatuarda devam ettirmek istiyorum.

I am 10 years old. I have been studying piano since the age of

Türkiye
26 Votes

Hi! My name is Naru. I’m an 11 years old Japanese. I covered a piece of digital music called “Hibana.” This type of music is called Vocaloid. It is a technology that allows devices to create a singing voice by

Japan
110 Votes

I’m Mia Chuss. I live near Philadelphia. At age 5 I started to get interested in music. After turning 6 my dad asked me if I wanted to try drums. I instantly loved it! The only problem was that my

United States
1699 Votes

I am Siana Rehman. I started at age 6. The reason I started was because I loved the feeling of the sticks in my hands and just banging around for music. When I was 5 my dad to a music

United States
31 Votes

I am 9 years old and started to play drums when I was 7. My mom plays piano and my dad plays guitar. I wanted to play electro-guitar but 2 years ago teachers told me that my fingers were too

Turkey
1697 Votes

Hello, my name is Jo from Indonesia. I’m seven years old and start drumming since I was five. My mom told me that my love of music started since I’m in her stomach. She said I kicked her every time

Indonesia
57 Votes

Hi I’m Anabell, I’m seven years old and from the UK. I started playing drums when I was four and I’ve never looked back! I play drums becuse it gives me the freedom to be creative (and make lots of

United Kingdom
1617 Votes

Hi, I’m Bayleigh Bisi, I’m 10 years old from Nottingham, England.
I got into drumming at the age of 6 after watching Glastonbury Festival with my dad and being blown away by Warpaint’s drummer Stella Mozgawa.
This year I am

United Kingdom
291 Votes

Zhene is a 9 year old drummer from New Zealand
She started playing drums on empty boxes listening to bands like RHCP and John Butler trio. Her parents finally managed to put together some money to buy her an E-kit

New Zealand
1581 Votes

Hi, I’m Beatriz da Silvia Ferreira (but my friends call me Bibi) and I am 8 years old. When I was 4 years old I had my first contact with drums in a musical event and it was “love at

Brasil
653 Votes

Hi, My name is Jovie. I am 8 years old and I am excited to play in “Hit Like A Girl 2021”! My Dad is a drummer and I thought it looked fun, so I tried it. Now I like

United States
629 Votes

Hi! My name is Lola and I am 11 years old. This is my first time entering Hit Like A Girl. I have been playing drums since I was 5 and absolutely love the freedom and fun it brings me,

UK
403 Votes

Do you know me? This is my 5th year entering the prestigious Hit like a Girl contest! I am so happy and excited to show everybody what I have learned over the previous year and look forward to seeing all

United States
113 Votes

Hello,
I’m french girl 11 years old, in a french college and practice in a school music since 7 years
I’m very happy to share with you this video

France
217 Votes

Hi, my name is Katie Hong. I am 9 years old. I started playing drums when I was 5. I wanted drum lessons when I was 3 but daddy wanted me to play a quieter instrument. Since I was 8

United States
29 Votes

Hi, my name is Aiwen. I started playing drums when I was 4 and a half years old. Now I am 9 so that means I have played drums for half of my life. I also play the Chinese harp.

Canada
52 Votes

My name is Allegra Care`, I’m from Perth Western Australia & I am 8 years old.

When I was younger I had a passion for music, always singing, dancing, playing my ukulele & watching my dad play guitar.
At the

Australia
377 Votes

My name is Victoria, I’m 7 years old, I’m from Mexico but my family and I moved to Seattle 1 year ago. I’ve being interested on drums almost since I was a a baby, I started taking lessons at the

United States
373 Votes

Sydney is a student at School of Rock Canton, Michigan and has been playing drums for the last two years. Sydney played drums every day during Michigan’s quarantine last spring and has become our best drummer in our House Band.

United States
42 Votes

Hi – I’m Ella, a 16 year old from the south of England. I’ve been playing drums since I was 12 after my uncle gave me his old electric drum kit. Since then, my passion for drums has grown and

England
16 Votes

Just started to play drums a few weeks ago. This my first song on drums.

Turkey
21 Votes

Hey I’m Ebony and I have been drumming for 3 years 🙂

England
14 Votes

I’m Tyan, a 16-year-old drummer from Singapore who’s been playing for 4 years and hopefully many more to come. I first became interested in drumming through my dad’s love of classic rock, and ACDC’s Phil Rudd inspired me to start.

Singapore
154 Votes

Self taught, 16 year old drummer Violet Port found interest in drums a little over 3 years ago. After starting out with an upside-down bucket and a pair of Josh Dun signature drumsticks, she had become completely addicted to the

USA
1170 Votes

Hi there! My name is Ángeles and I am 15 years old.
It all started at Christmas 2017 when my parents gave me the drums. I was curious about this instrument, I have always felt something when listening to the

Chile
1060 Votes

Hi, my name is Amy Harrison and I am from Bolton, UK. I am 17 years old and I have been drumming for around 6 years. I am currently studying music at college as one of my A Levels where

United Kingdom
1254 Votes

Hi from North Cyprus. My name is Hacer. I am 16 years old. I’ve been playing drums for 2 years. When I heard about the contest, I was excited and decided to join with my favorite song. I hope you

North Cyprus
236 Votes

I am 13 years old, turning 14 in July. I’m currently in Grade 8. I’m at School Of Rock, and my teacher is Liam Webb. I live in Cape Town, South Africa. And currently have been drumming for 2 years.

South Africa
13 Votes

Hi! I’m a drummer from the Philippines, I’m a newbie I started playing drums last May 2020. My dad is a drummer in his teenage years, and I was inspired to play the drum instrument too.

Philippines
23 Votes

My name is Alliya Anindita Handini my nickname is Alliya. I come from Indonesia, I am 13 years old. I started learning drums from the age of 6. I studied drums at SMI (Indonesian Music School). During my time learning

Indonesia
73 Votes

Hi Everyone! My name is Nevin. I am 16 and I have been playing drums for 4 years now. I have always been into music. I started playing piano when I was 7, then I decided I wanted to learn

Türkiye
1045 Votes

Hi! My name is Nurzade Gargı. I’m 17 years old and I live in North Cyprus. I have been playing drums for 6 years. Since I was a little girl, I’ve always had an interest in music and percussion. When

Türkiye
1101 Votes

I am a 17 years old drummer. I have been playing the drums since 2016. I have always been interested in the drums. When I was 11, I used to watch lots of drum videos. While I was watching The

Türkiye
1049 Votes

I am Reese Gieder and I am 14 years old. I love music and started music lessons when I was 6. I played
guitar and bass and loved both. Then, when I was 10, I was introduced to the drums

US
1317 Votes

2006 yılında doğdum. müzisyen olan dayılarım sayesinde çok küçük yaşlarda davulla ilginmeye başladım.

I was born in 2006. Thanks to my uncles, who are musicians, I started to be interested in drums at a very young age.

Türkiye
27 Votes

Bateriye 5 yaşında başladım.9 yıldır aynı tutkuyla devam ediyorum.Başlamamın nedeni ise “bateriyi erkekler çalar” algısını yıkmak istememdi.Benden sonra da yaşadığım yerde bir sürü kadın bateri çalmaya başladı.Öğrenciliğimin yanına hiçbir zaman beni zorlayan bir şey olmadı.Her şeyimle beraber çok güzel bir

Türkiye
68 Votes

I have been playing the drums for just over 9 years. It has been a dream of mine for a while now to travel the world and have a career in music. Playing the drums is my absolute passion, I’m

New Zealand
23 Votes

Hey, I’m Sophia Ledbetter, I’m 15 years old and I live in Connecticut. When I was younger, I’d been quite interested in drumming, taking my inspiration from influential drummers like Dave Grohl and Neil Peart. My love for music, and

United States
171 Votes

Hi! My name is Marisa, I am 15 years old, and I have been playing drums for 5 years. I chose this song, Killing in the Name Of, because it is extremely relevant in light of recent events. The song,

United States
15 Votes

My name is Taylor Setterstrom, I’m 17 years old and I have been playing drums for 3 years (I am also a mostly self taught guitarist!) I attend School of Rock Bedford, NY and I have been in their audition-based

USA
146 Votes

My love of drums began when I was 8 years old, living in the UK. I became hooked during a theater rehearsal of the “King & I” when we were invited to try out an instrument from the pit. When

USA
1210 Votes

When I was 6, I tagged along to a friend’s free, 20-minute drum lesson at a music store. I got to play a bit too and immediately fell in love. My friend’s mom filmed me playing and showed my parents.

United States
1122 Votes

Hi, I’m Sara Higgins and I am 14 years old and have been playing the drums since I was five. I got into music by just banging on my mom‘s drums when I was younger. I loved it so much

USA
35 Votes

My name is Avelyn Caban drumming out of San Diego, Ca. I was born in El Paso, Tx and have lived in Guam, Florida, Virginia, & California. My passion for drumming started when I was 5 years old after sitting

United States
23 Votes

This is not a drum cover. It is a playthrough of the drum track I composed for the original recording.

My name is Giovanna. My nickname is GGDrummer. I’ve been playing drums since I was 9 years old. Currently I

Brazil
28 Votes

Hi! My name is Gwen Shahboz. I am 15 years old and I am from Florida. I love drumming because it allows me to express myself using music. When I am having a hard day, I can go over to

United States
80 Votes

Hi, my name is Izzy Lamberti and I am a 17-year-old female drummer from New Jersey. I have been playing for over 10 years and have been influenced by various artists: Queen, Miley Cyrus, Fleetwood Mac, Anika Niles, and many

United States
108 Votes

Hi my name is Katie and I have been playing drums for 4 years. I’ve had drum lessons at school and at home but due to the pandemic I have been teaching myself. Last year, my neighbor had to build

England
82 Votes

Hi, Everyone. This is Rinay Prasad from Chennai, India. Nice to be back as a contestant for the second time. The track I am playing is Mia Kayleigh “Awakening” played by her Band “The Yangheart Project”. I chose this song

INDIA
70 Votes

Entries 18+

37-year-old drummer from Atlanta! I’ve been playing since I was nine. I started playing in the church and I’ve played different genres throughout my lifetime. I love music and love creating!! Hope you enjoy!

USA
240 Votes

I’m Susan B. B. Schabacker, 35-year-old Asian American female drummer/musician/singer/songwriter/humanitarian/believer from NC, USA. I’m excited to be officially embarking on my music career and journey with drums/percussion. 

I’m happy and honored to unite and bond with other female

United States
229 Votes

My name is Adriana, I was born and raised in Guatemala.

I have studied drums for over 8 years, I started my drumming studies at Polirritmos Academy for around 3 years then I kept studying on my own.

I have

Guatemala
194 Votes

Hey I’m Sarah! I’m 24 years old & have been drumming since I was 11. For me it all started with the video game, Rock Band. I fell in love with the game’s drum kit, & worked myself up from

United States
46 Votes

Hi! My name is Laura and I’m from Canada. Here’s my video and I hope you enjoy. All sounds triggered live by me. Thanks to my mom for my first snare drum and for encouraging me!

Canada
95 Votes

My name is Camila Mennitte P., I am 26 and I am from Argentina. I have been residing in the United States since 2014 and I am currently based in Chicago, IL. When I was 14 started my journey on

United States
180 Votes

As a young Indian girl (read: bespectacled nerd) who was dismissed from getting to learn drums because no other girl in a school of 600-odd girls except me had opted for it as her co-curricular, my journey with percussions was

India
26 Votes

hi! i’m kemana. i’m 27 years old and i’m based in los angeles. i’ve been playing drums since i was 9 years old.

USA
23 Votes

I started playing drums 4 years ago. I needed a hobby after moving to Seattle where I knew absolutely no one. Nowadays, I can’t imagine spending my free time doing anything else.
Two of my favorite drummers are Andy Stack

USA
60 Votes

Hola, soy Helena Polino y toco batería desde los 13 años. La música es algo que siempre ha estado presente en mi familia. No se podía despertar sin música. Todo este ambiente hizo que la música y la batería se

México
606 Votes

Mi nombre es Fernanda, tengo 24 años. Comencé a tocar la batería a los 16, anteriormente había tenido la oportunidad de experimentar el acercamiento con otros instrumentos, sin embargo, recuerdo que la primera vez que le pegue a una tarola,

México
8 Votes

Baterista independiente, estudie en la superior música de monterrey.

Independent drummer, studied in the superior music of Monterrey.

México
16 Votes

I’m from Argentina and I have been playing drums for around 10 years. I started with private lessons and then played in some bands. In 2018 I moved to Copenhagen where I fell in love with the music scene specially

Sweden
10 Votes

Hola soy una baterista mexicana de 18 años y llevo tocando desde los 12. No solo como baterista, sino, como mujer, soy consiente de los prejuicios que se hacen hacia nosotras cuando elegimos tocar la batería, y por ello quiero

CDMX
162 Votes

Me relacioné con la música desde temprana edad, en particular con la percusión y la batería durante a los 8 años. Soy Sesionista y Compositora. En mi recorrido exploré, estudié y creé técnicas para la percusión corporal incluyendo el concepto

Argentina
9 Votes

Soy Cintia Concia, soy Argentina pero resido en México de modo permanente hace 8 años. Me he dedicado a la batería por muchos años. Regreso a mi instrumento luego de un periódo de ser mamá. Siento que los sueños se

México
1117 Votes

Hello!
Back for the fifth time in the very last minute …

My love for drumming already started at the age of 6 when I couldn’t get away from the drum kit I spotted at a trade fair. Years later,

Schweiz
8 Votes

Hi! My name is Rocío Luna. I am 25 years old and I am from Buenos Aires, Argentina. I am an English and Drum Educator. I like my profession, for I do not only transmit content but also values ​​and

Argentina
37 Votes

Hi☺️Its Meryem.I m a music lover.when I was kid ı was playing guitar and violin but couple of years ago I felt in love with drum and I would love to show my skills in this contest?

Türkiye
11 Votes

Presently she is a certified “SCUDERIE CAPITANI MUSIC ACADEMY” drummer teacher.
Drum teacher and drum coordinator at BACKSTAGE ACADEMY.
She has worked and performed with : Gianluca Capitani (Steve Vai, Robben Ford), Anika Nilles (Opening act for the Italian Clinic

Italy
4626 Votes

Hello Everyone ! I am Tanisha Christian , a self taught female drummer from India. I started drumming from the age of 13 and since past two years I am into music production. I believe that everyone is their own

India
58 Votes

Conocí la batería a la edad de 14 años, y con el tiempo, decidí que me dedicaría a la música, por lo cual al terminar la preparatoria, ingresé a la licenciatura en música en el estado de Hidalgo, México.

Mi

México
41 Votes

Vania started playing Chinese drums at the age of 12 and then moved on to drumset when she was 16. Her love and passion for rhythm would bring her to Humber College, majoring in Jazz Performance. When Vania is not

Canada
16 Votes

Müzik hayatım 5 yaşındayken başladı.Bu süreçte 6 yıl boyunca keman çaldım ve konservatuara hazırlandım. Konservatuar sınavına 2 hafta kala piyano çalmaya karar verip aldığım iki haftalık eğitimle Eskişehir Anadolu Üniversitesi Devlet Konservatuar’ını kazandım. 3 yıl boyunca profesyonel piyano ve müzik

Türkiye
42 Votes

Born in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. At the age of six, I started learning drums mainly in jazz, pop and rock at a local music classroom.
In junior high school, I joined the brass band club and worked on percussion.

Japan
229 Votes

Hi everyone I’m Hannah Maricor Ventura from Philippines here’s the cover of Jesus You Are Glorious and this my entry piece in Hit Like A Girl 2021 Drum Contest, hope you like it!

Philippines
117 Votes

My name is Teresa López Canales. I’m from Spain and I’m 29 years old. My adventure with music has began 12 years ago tooking lessons and studying by myself, so I achieved the Grade 6 of Rockschool. I also played

Spain
10 Votes

Hello!

I absolutely love playing the drums and percussion because not only is it fun but over the past few months, I have found that it has been therapeutic for me in ways I never would have imagined when I

United States
70 Votes

My name is Hannah, I’m a 28 year old self taught drummer of 15 years. Thinking back I’m reminded of the first time I sat behind a drum kit and how it just made sense to me, the feeling that

Canada
13 Votes

Montse IM (Montserrat Iñiguez Macias) is a female drummer born in Guadalajara, Mexico on June 5 of 1999.

When she started in music as a child, drums always caught her attention, until several years later she realized that it was

Mexico
4188 Votes

Hello, my name is İlknur. I am in love with rhythm & percussion instruments since my childhood. I always watch drummers carefully when I go to a concert or an event same like this. I had private lessons several Times

Turkey
64 Votes

Sashane Brearcliffe-Clarke, otherwise known as (‘Sashidrumz’), is a female drummer from Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica who currently resides in Canada. Sashane started her musical journey through the support of her parents, Audrey & Rupert Brearcliffe. As a toddler, her

Canada
1797 Votes

Hey! Nikki here.

I am one of the first women to play kit in Drum Corps International and Winter Guard International! I graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in jazz and now I manage “UpBeat Drum School”

United States
112 Votes

Me llamo Laureana Rodriguez Vidal. Soy artista,música y cantante. El primer instrumento que aprendí a tocar es la batería, me gustan varios estilos. Soy docente de música, estudio la carrera de Profesora Superior de PERCUSIÓN en el Conservatorio Astor Piazzolla

Argentina
20 Votes

Hello, my name is Stephanie, and I’ve been playing the drums for 3 years (unless you count all the years I used pots and pans with wooden spoons as a kid). This is my second year entering HLAG. I have

USA
527 Votes

My is Emily Irving I am 19 years old and I have been playing drums for 12 years. I mainly play heavy rock/alternative music, but I enjoy playing lots of different styles. I am a proud endorser for collision, and

United Kingdom
54 Votes

My name is Winni, I’m eighteen years old. I’ve been playing drums for four years. I am not a professional drummer and I don’t have a studio, microphones or a good camera and I don´t know about edition but here

Argentina
8 Votes

Ben Selin Göyçimen. 19 yaşındayım. Ailem 5 yaşımdan itibaren çeşitli rock ve metal gruplarının parçalarını bana izlettiğinden beri bu müziğe ve davul çalmaya ilgim oluşmaya başladı. Lise öğrenciliği yıllarımdan itibaren de sosyal medyada çeşitli metal gruplarını ve davul cover’larını takip

Türkiye
11 Votes

Hi, I’m Chiara Cotugno, an italian drummer, composer and music teacher. I started studying drums at 16 with private teachers, then at 20 I attended a 3-year Jazz course at the Conservatory and I got a degree with maximum score.

Italy
23 Votes

La música siempre me ha acompañado en mi vida desde que tengo uso de razón, pero fue a la edad de 20 años cuando aprendí a tocar la batería; a veces pienso que empecé un poco grande a tocar, pero

México
553 Votes

I moved to New Zealand from South Africa where my love for music began and I started learning piano and guitar at a young age. My passion for drumming became very apparent at the age of 12 and I started

United Kingdom
56 Votes

Hey! I’m Görkem. I’m so glad to be a part of this ‘hit like a girl!’ drummer women union. I’m an engineering student at METU. I’m 20 and I have been playing drums for six years. I always wanted to

Turkey
12 Votes

Su Preme is a dedicated drummer, percussionist, music producer, educator, healer, motivational speaker, and Human Resources professional. She is a graduate of Spelman College (B.A) and Georgetown University (M.A). Su Preme founded FruitfulRhythm in 2017, of which she sees percussion

United States
8 Votes

Hello, I’m Aybuke. I am 23 years old and live in Samsun. I’m an engineering master student. I started playing drums in December 2020. I hope you like it. Have fun!

Turkey
247 Votes

I am Andy Mora, drummer and professional percussionist. I started studying music at 9 years old. I enrolled to La superior de música, to study classical guitar and stayed there until I was 15 and at 16, started with percussions

México
448 Votes

Been in love with the rhythm as far as I know and been playing for the last 10 years. I am an industrial engineer by profession and while working in busy full-time jobs, I always tried to make time to

Turkey
8 Votes

I was nine years old when I asked my dad to teach me how to play percussion. Until then, my sister and I had always done similar activities, but when she fell in love with theatre I knew I needed

USA
2355 Votes

Mi nombre es Fer Alaniz, tengo 28 años, empecé a tocar la batería a los 17, a esa edad me encantaba RATM y más adelante Dave Weckl ha sido uno de los bateristas que me ha motivado para seguir creciendo

México
4401 Votes

When I was 18 years old, I moved to the Bogota capital and started working in all the bars as a drummer.
Without knowing anyone and with great perseverance and living from music, playing in the street I managed to

COlOMBIA
4764 Votes

Hi! My name is Clara and I’ve been lucky enough to be playing drums for 13 years. I play in my band ARXX, and have been playing shows and touring around the UK and Europe for the last 3 years.

United Kingdom
35 Votes

My name is Lindsay Bird, I’m from Ontario Canada and I have been playing drums since age 11. Currently, I am playing for a local punk band and a few different touring tribute bands.
My influences include: Travis Barker, Sheila

Canada
14 Votes

I’m Büşra Vanlıoğlu, 25 and a college student in İstanbul, Turkey. I’ve been interested in all kinds of music since I was little, and started to play songs on drums in a band during highschool. Since then I’m constantly trying

Turkey
34 Votes

Merhaba İzmir Demokrasi Üniversitesi Müzikoloji bölümünde okuyorum. 8. sınıfta bandoya giremedikten sonra hırslanarak davul çalmaya başladım. O hırsım şimdi hem hobim hem severek ve tutkuyla yaptığım mesleğim oldu. Herkese keyifli izlemeler dilerim.

Hello, I am studying at Izmir Democracy University

Türkçe
252 Votes

Drums and general fidgeting. 28 years old, from Finland. Fun to see all of your videos!

Finland
40 Votes

Paige Proctor, 24 years old from the UK. Have been drumming since the age of 8 and knew there and then that was the career I wanted to pursue! Some of my drumming influences include Travis Barker, Tony Royster Jr

United Kingdom
11 Votes

Safiya Ellen is a 22-year-old multi-instrumentalist from Orlando, Florida.
Safiya’s musical journey began when she started taking drum lessons at age 10 after showing an interest in the instrument. From there, she was quickly captivated by the world of music

USA
30 Votes

Hi :). I’m Patrycja (29 years old from Poland). My musical journey has began when I was a child, but these were only the first steps only for fun. I started practicing seriously and went to music school when I

Poland
6 Votes

Hello ! I’m Cihan Guder and I am 22 years old. I’m from Cyprus, a beautiful island in the heart of Mediterranean. I have been playing violin since I was 6 and when I turned 9 I have decided to

Türkiye
143 Votes

Since I was very young I got the chance to try out various instruments due to my interest in music. I can say that my toys were my instruments. I have noticed that my passion towards the percussion instruments took

Türkiye
908 Votes

I discovered that I have a passion for playing the drums accidentally. But now playing for almost 4 years I think it was calling out to me. I’ve never felt this connected to an instrument before. I enjoy playing different

India
1483 Votes

Mi nombre es Anabel, me dicen Ani. Me recibí de profesora de artes en música y de instrumentista en percusión; aca les comparto algo de mi recorrido.
Actualmente formo parte de la banda Soyh, toco la batería y hago 2das

Argentina
24 Votes

I’m RANNA, a Japanese drummer
I’m good at hard rock style drums
Taking advantage of my experience in karate, I also take action
Fighting drummer
東日本大震災の日偶然ギター一家の友達の家にいたことがキッカケでバンドを始めました。
ドラム歴は9年目24歳。かっこいい女ドラマーを目指しています!

Japan
26 Votes

Natural de Maceió/AL, Janaína começou a ter interesse próprio por Bateria e pelo Metal aos 15 anos, por influência do irmão. O primeiro contato com o Rock, foi o álbum “Oracle” de Kittie, e a admiração pela bateria foi imediata,

Brasil
9 Votes

Hello my name is Deniz, when I was younger, I did many branch sports such as basketball, swimming and volleyball, although I am actually good at these, but none of them could excite me like the passion in music. I

turkey
9 Votes

My family is all very musical, so music is in my DNA. I fell in love with drums at 12-13, so my dad bought me my first kit that Christmas and 17 years later I’m still in love with drums

USA
6 Votes

My name is Rebekah Rayner and I’m a 23 year old drummer based in London. I first picked up the drums when I was 6 years old and have not been able to keep away since. My influences include Dave

England
26 Votes

Britney “Peaches” Henderson is a freelance audio engineer based in the North Georgia/Metro Atlanta Area.

She took her first drum lesson in August 2019, then procrastinated for months before finally committing to weekly Drum Lessons with Greg “Stix” Washington in

United States
21 Votes

My name is Alevtina, I’m 23 and I’m from Kiev, Ukraine. I have been practicing drums for 7 years, 5 of them at the Skysticks drum school. My teacher already trusts to teach lessons sometimes! I like to listen and

Ukraine
11 Votes

Hey there!

This is my second time submitting a Hit Like A Girl entry.
I was very inspired by the very talented female drummers from all over the world at that time. This encouraged me to do my best and

Kenya
1553 Votes

I am a Russian drummer from Saint-Petersburg living and working in France, Bordeaux.
I like to take the music without the drums part and compose a drum part that questions a lot with vocals or other instruments.
I play in

France
38 Votes

Born in Medellin, Colombia in 1984 and relocated to Queens, NY at the age of 15, Carolina’s musical journey began as part of a collaboration with her guitarist brother. When she became part of the underground death metal scene in

USA
39 Votes

Having been almost scared out of playing music as a kid by strict classical piano teachers, I got hooked on messing around with a second-hand drum kit my parents had bought for my brother. I started playing in bands at

United Kingdom
129 Votes

Mercadóloga y Música.
Inició sus estudios musicales a los 10 años en el coro de su escuela, a los 11 años entró a la Banda Sinfónica de la Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa como percusionista siendo el miembro más pequeño de

México
26 Votes

Having been raised in a family with musical background, Cana started to develop her love for music at a very young age. She would always play with spoon and fork, singing and pretending to be in a live performance every

Philippines
4212 Votes

Nearly 10 years behind my drumkit, I have a lot of fun to play. I had a girls rockband for few years and that was very cool, girls power !!!
Since 2019, I’m part of the bigger rock band on

France
147 Votes

Hi everyone! This is my drum cover of Les Claypool – Awakening. Hope you enjoy it. Cheers to all contestants and HLAG family!

Türkiye
360 Votes

Hello!
I am Saori Sugimoto. I live in Japan.

I started playing the drums when I was 14 years old.
I was doing my homework listening to music.
Somehow, the beat of the drum that came into my ears, was

Japan
1282 Votes

Hello my name is Anna, I am 26 years old and live in the wonderful island called Cyprus! I’ve been playing drums since i was 10 and I am lucky enough to have it as my profession where i recently

Cyprus
39 Votes

I started playing the drums after getting the video game Rock Band back in 2008. In May of 2020 I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in Drum Set Performance. I am now teaching online lessons,

USA
26 Votes

Hey, I’m Marisa! I started drumming around 15 years old and have been playing for over a decade. Growing up, I played the flute for a few years, then guitar, and one day while at my local music shop for

US
184 Votes

Cris Ribeiro is a drummer and educator born in Rio, Brazil. Her journey began at a young age, using pans as drums and brooms as guitars. By the age of 11 she got her first guitar and hasn’t stopped learning

Brazil
153 Votes

Music has been in Isabelle’s blood since before she was born. Growing up in a musical family, she began piano lessons at age 4, and eventually picked up the drums at age 7, which quickly became her favorite and main

USA
6 Votes

Abbie Finn is a drummer from the North-East of England who has over 15 years playing experience.

Her current main projects are the Abbie Finn Trio with Harry Keeble on Tenor Saxophone and Paul Grainger on Double Bass and the

UK
30 Votes

My name is Wiktoria Bialic. I’m from Poland and I’m 21 years old. My adventure with music has began with a musical school which I attended for 12 years.I played on: marimba, vibraphone, timpani. Nobody taught me how to play

Poland
26 Votes

Veve Wolf, aka ‘Veronika Svecova, has been drumming for thirteen years, quickly developing
a solid, energetic modern style that incorporates an abundance of groove, creativity and
energetic power.

With a particular lean towards contemporary elements ranging from Metalcore, Heavy
Rock/Metal

Ireland
630 Votes

Mexican female Drummer…
i love pop and funk music, one of my favorite singers is Stevie wonder that’s why I decided to record a Stevie wonder cover
I started with drums at the age of 19, I had the opportunity

Mexico
31 Votes

Marcy Kimanzi is a female drummer & percussionist born in Nairobi, Kenya. She has grown her skills through emphasis on defined strokes and rhythmic grooves that come from a background of love for afro music.

She started playing the drum

Kenya
407 Votes

I’m from the middle east where women are not encouraged to express in general. Expressing with drumming is very physical in a culture that is extremely masculine and in some places, just playing music is seen as sinful which may

USA
106 Votes

Since I was a child I have always been fascinated by music and it seems that music and rhythm have become my passion. I remember when I was in 1st grade, I told my teacher that I wanted to be

Viet Nam
320 Votes

My journey started back in 9th grade when I changed my school, on the first day during morning assembly I hear a live band playing school songs and national anthem. It was the first time I every saw live music…even

India
6 Votes

I’m 27 years old, I’m a video game artist from Rotherham. I’ve been playing the drums since I was 11, I love playing literally anything! I have played in a few bands in my time and most recently I started

United Kingdom
7 Votes

Hey! I’m Irene and I’m a 22 year old drummer from Spain. I’ve been drumming for 6 years. I’m mostly self-taught. I currently play in a black metal band called Porfiria 666. My main influences are from very different styles,

Spain
3 Votes

Hello ! I’m Audrey and coming from France. I’m 28 and started drumming at 8. I love the energy that comes from the drums. I’m a big fan of classic Rock and really appreciated any kind of music. Stewart Copeland

France
12 Votes

09.01.1997 İzmir doğumluyum. Yaklaşık 5 yıldır davul çalışıyorum. Çeşitli ekiplerle birlikte, çeşitli şehirlerde ve mekanlarda sahne tecrübelerim oldu. Bu yarışma için Porcupine Tree – Sound of Muzak parçasını elimden geldiğince çalmaya çalıştım. Sevgiler, saygılar…

I was born on 09.01.1997 in

türkiye
42 Votes

Kia Ora! I am Kōkako Drums, and I’m a drummer from New Zealand. I’ve only been playing for 5 years, but have found that drumming is something that I’m very passionate about. Consequently I have decided to study music at

New Zealand
146 Votes

I have been playing drums almost 5 years. I was scared of loud noises and wanted to overcome my fear of them, so I took up the drums. This made me have even more of a live for music and

United Kingdom
20 Votes

A Berklee College of Music educated drummer with 25 years of experience who has performed across multiple genres with a particular focus on jazz, funk, christian and latin music. Groove, sensitivity and versatility are qualities that describe her as a

United Kingdom
5449 Votes

While some develop talent, others are simply born gifted. Jaleacia, a young, fresh, electrifying 19 year old musician prone to be observed by the world, is proving herself to belong with the stars. Born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, a

United States
4 Votes

Aisha Ellis is a Detroit native that began playing the drums at the age 13 years old after being influenced and inspired after seeing Sheila E. and Prince perform together the year before. She joined the band at her junior

United States
38 Votes

I grew up in Southern Louisiana where marching bands in Mardi Gras parades made my heart race. My Dad would play Zydeco, Blues, and Jazz music on the record player while Mom provided pots, pans, spoons and bongos on the

USA
753 Votes

友人のライブを見に行ったのをきっかけに、15年ぶりにドラムをもう一度叩くこ

Japan
1004 Votes

39 years of my live was absolutely simple, like other working moms: job, daily routine and family travel in annual holidays. But … on my 39 birthday my daughters gift was unexpected for me, cause it was certificate in Drumstars

Russia
70 Votes

Hello everybody! My name is Marta Grimaldi from Seville,Spain.
I’m a Death Metal vocal in DEVIL IN YOU but I’ve been playing drums 4 years.
My favorite musical genres are Rock and Metal.

Spain
26 Votes

Hi from Türkiye , Ankara ! I met music at the age of 10 with piano lessons but it didn’t take long because of my basketball career. Till the age of 25 i just focused on sports. After i finished

Türkiye
527 Votes

I am Demet, I was born in 1980. I’m a graphic designer. I have always been interested in an Instrument playing, since my childhood. Unfortunately never made this dream come true. Your competition was a boost for my playing. It

Turkey
479 Votes

Hello,

I would have liked to write you a long and detailed self-history concerning my interest in drumming but frankly I’m only a drummer for a year and 2 months 🙂

Music has always played a leading role in my

Türkiye
56 Votes

Debbie has been performing since age 13. She is an accomplished musician who has toured Nationally and locally for 4 decades. Debbie grew up in New Jersey at a a young age was exposed to many musical genres ranging from

USA
562 Votes

Playing drums was always a family affair. My two older sisters and one older brother played drums as well as my younger brother. From an early age I wanted to play drums my entire life. I’ve kept pursuing it and

United States
17 Votes

I attended my first live concert when I was 12, after hearing a band was in town that had a song on the radio I liked. I was so completely blown away by the energy and power of live music,

United States
62 Votes

A NEW SONG, A NEW RHYTM!
I was always a singer but my latest battle started when I began losing my voice in my early 40’s-doctors didn’t know why
Gradually I also began to struggle w/ additional severe physical issues

USA
135 Votes

I have been playing 6 and a half years and have been addicted since my very first lesson! I put in the hours to improve my skills and I was over the moon to pass grade 8 with a distinction

United Kingdom
68 Votes

Salut à tous! Voici mon tout premier concours! Je pratique la batterie depuis 9 ans… J’ai pris quelques cours pendant un an mais suis autodidacte et non lectrice! J’ai commencé le jeu en groupe au bout de 6 mois de

FRANCE
159 Votes

I started playing drums november 2018, thx to my HxC Metal friends and drummers community support. I wanted to play drums since a long time, but that s when i filmed and photo captured live concerts bands with main focus

FRANCE
63 Votes

As a lifelong drummer with a music education, I appreciate the opportunity to participate in the Hit Like A Girl contest. I started playing at 8 years old with the support of my parents and grew up playing snare drum

Canada
995 Votes

Hi – my name is Jennifer Towns and I am thrilled to be entering this year’s Hit Like a Girl contest! I’ve been drumming for about three years now, and what started out as a fun hobby has of course

United States
465 Votes

I have played drums since I was 19, for the brazilian band CRUCIFIXION BR. I’m self taught and left handed, having a peculiar technique similar to open hand style. About six months after starting to play, I was already on

Brasil
18 Votes

I played in the Army Band in the late 1980’s. I freelance in and around Detroit, Michigan now. I do not make anywhere near the dollar limit in the rules and I have been unemployed from both my day job

United States
37 Votes