Saturnino Tiamson, Jr.

Hailed by “Time Out” magazine as one of the Top 20 Musicians in Hong Kong and (TOYM) awardee for Arts in Music in 2016, Satur has worked as the band leader in the HK Disneyland Band, and with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong and the Asian Youth Orchestra.

Most recently the drummer for the Hong Kong Singers production of “Once On This Island”, he has performed in over 15 other shows in Hong Kong and Manila, including Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Side Show, Waitress, The Band’s Visit, Spring Awakening, Lucky Stiff, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Into The Woods, Robin Hood The Panto, World Premiere of WILD (The Musical) and others. Satur was also the percussionist at the Grasshopper concert 2022.

As an educator, Satur teaches at multiple schools, studios and academies across Hong Kong. He is a member of the Board of Advisors at Percussive Arts Society , PAS World Percussion Committee and President of PAS Philippine Chapter (PAS Outstanding Chapter Awardee 2021)

Little Things

Little, called “Little Things Drum”, is a young, female, drum artist from Thailand whose Thai full name is Thanapa Nateekulcharoen. She’s been passionate about playing drumset since she was 8 years old. She studied and graduated with a Drum Set Major at College of Music, Mahidol University, and currently works as an educator in college, a private musical instructor, a drummer and a composer.

Little and her family established a home studio named “Little Things Family” Drum and Japanese language school in Nonthaburi, Thailand.

In 2020 to 2022, she has participated in Domestic and Global drum contests. She won Overdrive Live ROCK DREAM TEAM The Battle, the biggest drum contest in Thailand, livestreaming on 7HD TV Program, and was also a finalist in several local drum solo contests. HLAG, Little joined the 2022 Hit Like A Girl contest and was selected as the International Champion and Week 6 Winner in Drumset (18-39 age group), 1st Place of LP Mini-Contest (18+) and 1st place of SE Asia regional (18+).

Instagram: @littlethingsdrum

Christal J. Kuna

Christal J. Kuna is a versatile drummer whose rhythmic journey started from classical percussion in concert band and grew to focus on playing the drum kit. She plays and writes a diverse array of genres from funk to prog and metal. Over the years as a mentor in various groups she cultivated a love for passing on drumming skills and techniques, and now teaches private lessons while creating educational drum content for YouTube and Instagram.

Currently, she drums regularly for her church as well as symphonic metal band Sangriento, and occasionally sessions for other local musicians.

Karmi Santiago

Karmi Santiago (Hit Like A Girl 2012 2nd Runner Up) is a drummer based in Metro Manila, Philippines. She is formally trained in percussion from University of the Philippines – Diliman and drums from Berklee College Of Music Online.

Karmi has played in prestigious groups such as the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra, Southeast Asian Wind Ensemble, and the Southeast Asian Youth Orchestra.

Kalonica Nicx

I started to play drums in the age of 6. Some of my achievements include:
• National Overall Champion Jagoan Clevo Indonesia 2014
• Champion of Hit Like A Girl Drumset <18 yo 2015
• Zildjian Award for Woman Drummer 2016
• Champion of Hit Like A Girl World Percussion <18 yo 2017
• Champion of Hit Like A Girl Marching Percussion <18 yo 2018.
• YouTube Creator Award Silver Play Button 2021

I’ve been invited to perform several times for the Child Aid Asia Charity Concert in Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Please support my work by joining my Patreon page:

Brandon Khoo

Brandon Khoo is the founder of Progressive metal band COEN as well as a versatile session drummer with more than 19 years of experience playing globally on stage, touring and recording for various bands/solo artists/projects/musicians. He has performed with Grammy-award winning guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth) and Grammy nominated keyboardist Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater) and opened up for multiple Platinum recording band The Script. Brandon has also worked with Golden Melody Awards winning singer Emil Chau, Golden Horse Award winning singer and actor Leon Lai, Jaycee Chan (Son of Jackie Chan), Wu Jiahui, Serene Koong, Mike Livas, Yiannis Manopoulos and many more.

He recently released a single in collaboration with Girish Pradhan (Girish & The Chronicles), Mohini Dey (Steve Vai), Rowan Robertson (Ex-Dio), Christian Pulkkinen (James Labrie) covering Deep Purple’s Burn on YouTube. 

Known for his YouTube video “How can you tell a good drummer and a bad drummer apart?” which has been viewed over 4 million times, Brandon continues to emphasize the importance of serving the song rather than yourself. He demonstrates this concept on series of drum covers of songs by many different artists in a wide scope of genres— from the Pop and Rock to Latin and Metal— which can be found on his YouTube channel. Brandon has also performed in Drumeo in 2017 and filmed a series of lessons for Drumeo members. His instructional videos have been seen by more than a million people around the world.

Wedhaka Weerahsuebpong

Wedhaka Weerahsuebpong is a Thai drummer. She’s the winner of Singapore drum-off 2017, girls category. She is also a dedicated educator, having positions at the college of music, Mahidol University and also teaching at her own studio in Bangkok and doing drums clinics. She is also a student of Claus Hessler, Anika Nilles, Jost Nickel and Benny Greb. She performs with various artists— live, in the studio and tours across Thailand.