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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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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”
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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,
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
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…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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