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Drum Guru, the leading educational drumming app, is pleased to announce a new free lesson pack featuring the winners of 2014 “Hit like a Girl” contest. These winners were selected from entrants from 43 countries around the world by a celebrity judging team that included Dawn Richardson, Sheila E, Hannah Ford, Emanuelle Caplette, Allison Miller, Kate Schellenbach, Jess Bowen, Meytal Cohen, Emily Dolan-Davies, Jen Ledger, Didi Negron, and Nia Lovelis.

The winners included Riesha Fayson (USA), Fernanda Fuentes (Chilé, Annika Nilles (AnyK) (Germany), Kanade Sato (Japan), Nat Drum-Her (USA), and Leticia Santos (Brazil). Each drummer performs an excerpt from her winning entry in the pack, accompanied by a transcription in practice mode, so drummers can learn and practice some of the great drumming concepts employed by the winners.

Please visit www.drumguru.com for more information, and then use the following links to download the app, the free Hit like a Girl 2014 Winners pack, and all of the other great educational content Drum Guru has to offer:

Apple/iOS/iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/app/drum-guru/id508081854

Google Play: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hudsonmusic.drumguru

The Hit Like a Girl Contest began in 2012 as a way to celebrate female drummers of all ages and ability levels and encourage the growth of the female drumming community. Supported by the world’s top drummers and drum companies, the project has received hundreds of video entries from girls and women in 42 countries as well as more than 4,000,000 web impressions and tens of thousands of online votes and comments.

Founded by Rob Wallis, who is also president of Hudson Music (the world's leading producer of educational drum media), Drum Guru is the world's leading new educational drumming app, having been featured as one of Apple's “New and Noteworthy” apps and on the front page of the App Store. Drum Guru has also won the Best App “Drummie” award from Drum Magazine for two years in a row. Utilizing the vast capabilities of the iPad and other current devices, Drum Guru features lessons from the world's famous drummers, including Steve Gadd, Steve Smith, Chad Smith, David Garibaldi, Dennis DeLucia, Mike Portnoy, George “Spanky” McCurdy, Tommy Igoe, Mike Mangini, and more. Drum Guru is a free app, with the lesson packs available as free packs and in-app purchases.