Beat 2009 Young Drummer first prize announced

As previously reported the Beat 2009 event and Young Drummer competition is almost upon us. Click here for full details.

We can now confirm the first prize for the winner of the Beat 2009 Young Drummer Competition. The lucky winner will walk away with a fantastic bespoke snare drum which has been very kindly donated by Guru Drumworks.

As the saying goes you have to be in it to win it, so if you haven't entered yet then now is the time to act. You still have time to enter and you can find out all the relevant info here.

The competition closing date is 15 October 2009.

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.