Anika Nilles is a German musician, drummer, composer and educator who has built up a name for herself by gaining popularity on YouTube. She amassed more than 13 million views on her drum videos that featured original compositions. In addition, Anika performed extensively as a solo artist touring throughout Europe, Asia, Canada, and Russia. Anika’s playing style is distinguished by her strong groove, technique, unique sound, and unique ability to make odd rhythms sound easy.
Anika inspires drummers and musicians worldwide to develop their skills and create their own music. She has become an important role model for many female drummers who are looking to establish their personal identity on what has been traditionally a male-dominated instrument.
Well known in the drumming community, Anika won the ‘Modern Drummer Readers Poll’ for ‘Up And Coming Artist’ as well as ‘#1 Rising Star’ in “DRUM!” Magazine in 2015, 2016 and for best Fusion Drummer on #2 in 2017 and 2018. She also has been voted to #3 for best educator on the UK Drummies Awards in 2017, and #1 for ‘Best Clinician’ on UK’s ‘Music Radar“ in 2018.
You do not want to miss this rare New York/U.S. appearance!