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HLAG has announced an exceptional line-up of judges for its 2020 Marching Percussion contest. The all-star panel features leading artists and educators from a variety of marching disciplines, including DCI, WinterGuard, BOA and HBCU drumlines, as well as an internationally-renowned drumset artist with strong Drum & Bugle Corps roots. The 2020 HLAG MPC judges are: Sandi Rennick – Drumline instructor and arranger for the 7-time DCI Champion Santa Vanguard. James Riles III – Founder of The Atlanta Drum Academy and featured performer in the “Drumline” movies. Emmanuelle Caplette – Award-winning marching drummer and world-famous drummer, teacher and clinician. Raychel Taylor […]

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Thirty of today’s leading female percussionists from the U.S., India, France, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Cuba, Canada, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Spain and West Africa recently came together online to discuss Hit Like A Girl’s new World Percussion project, “Drum Summit”. Hosted by Drum Summit Artist/Advisor Carrie Staller, participants introduced themselves to each other and heard from […]

[Photo via Matthijs Smit/Unsplash] The Hit Like A Girl drumming contest returned for its tenth year of competition. The international contest has been giving female drummers and percussionists a platform since 2011. In turn, it encourages drumming for girls and women regardless of their age or playing level. Following the April 12 deadline, Hit Like A […]

Hit Like A Girl began in 2012 with a mission to highlight female drumming and encourage more girls and women to become drummers. With its new “Stick Together” program, the organization has expanded its mission to help girls and women become better drummers. And, since the COVID-19 pandemic has given drummers another reason to keep […]