Drumerica congratulates the winners of the 2014 Drumerica National Competition for Young Drummers.
1st Place: David Cola
2nd Place: Jarod Deshong
3rd Place: Juleius Sanders
Visit www.drumerica.us to view the winning videos, as well as the other entries from some of the top young drummers in America.
The top “Drumericans” will receive nearly $25,000 in prizes from companies such as Musician’s Friend, School of Rock, Crush, TRX, Evans, Promark, Modern Drummer, KAT, and Desert Rock Sound Studios, Hudson Music, Drum Guru, Cympad, KickPort, Gator, CRX, Drumlite, Alternative Press, Direct Sound, Jam Hub, Bass Plate, Drum Fun, and the Percussive Arts Society.
The winners were selected by judging panels made up of world-famous drummers and drum educators, including Gorden Campbell, Tommy Igoe, Arin Ilejay, Cobus Potgieter, Johnny Rabb, Steve Smith, Bryan Hitt, Hannah Ford Welton, Jake Garland, John DeChristopher, Demian Arriaga, Dylan Taylor, Nia Lovelis, and Antoine Fadavi, plus the editors of Modern Drummer magazine.
Contest organizers would like to thank all the great young drummers who entered, along with their families and friends, as well as the sponsors and judges that participated in this year’s contest.
For more information about Drumerica, visit www.drumerica.us.