Andrew Witmer

Drummer Takes Pride in Hitting Like a Girl

Mindy Abovitz started a drumming blog back in 2009 that’s turned into a magazine, and now it’s getting ABC’s attention!Abovitz, who started drumming at 21, has since made it a goal to inspire fellow female drummers.

“Drums are thought to be a male instrument because they are very aggressive — you need to be very confident to perform on them,” she said. “They’re sweaty, they require physical strength, you sit with your legs open when you play. According to society, those things aren’t inherently female.”

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