'Women In The Workforce'
Panel Discussion at The UK Drum Show
Featuring Top Drummers:
Cherisse Osei, Alice Angliss and Migdalia Van Der Hoven.
Hosted by Louise King.
On Sunday, 1st October at 3:00pm in the Hit Like A Girl Lounge at the UK Drum Show – and hosted by the UK’s legendary drum journalist Louise King – the ‘Women In The Workforce’ panel discussion will feature 3 of England’s busiest professional drummer/percussionists.
The talented trio includes Cherisse Osei (Simple Minds), Alice Angliss (Six The Musical UK) and Migdalia Van Der Hoven (Six The Musical UK Tour and independent jazz artist).
Cherisse Osei’s visual flamboyance and rock-solid drumming make her one of the most sought-after drummers in the world. Working with innovative, upcoming artists and industry legends including Kelly Jones, Paloma Faith, Bryan Ferry and Mika, she’s been playing to sell-out arenas and global audiences for nearly 2 decades and currently tours and records with Simple Minds.
From Coachella and Glastonbury to the Isle of Wight and South by Southwest, Cherisse has played the world’s biggest music festivals. She has also been featured on major TV shows and, in 2018, won first place in the best Live Session Drummer category in Rhythm Magazine’s and Music Radar’s polls.
Alice Angliss studied music at St. Catherine’s College in Oxford before receiving her Masters Degree in Orchestral Percussion and Timpani from the Royal College of Music. She freelances in concert halls, theatres and recording studios throughout the UK and can currently be found playing drums and keys/MD on “Six The Musical” in the West End.
Her recent work has included TV and radio performances with: “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical” and The BBC Singers as well as the UK and European tours of “’Love Actually in Concert”, “Miss Saigon” and “Bat Out Of Hell”. Alice also teaches percussion, drums and piano from her home studio.
Migdalia Van Der Hoven
Originally from Mexico, Migdalia van der Hoven is an award-winning drummer based in the UK. She is a Berklee College of Music graduate known for her groove, sensitivity and versatility across multiple genres, including funk, jazz, latin, pop and Christian music.
In addition to her main gig as the drummer for the UK touring company of Six The Musical, Migdalia can often be found performing with her quartet and big band in the major jazz clubs in and around England and Europe.
Her band’s latest album, “Point Of Departure”, was recorded at Abbey Road Studios and she is currently the UK Ambassador for Hit Like A Girl.