Clara de Mik


Clara is a professional drummer and percussionist. She began playing the drums when she was fifteen and started performing when she was sixteen.

Her first groups were a Rock ’n roll band and a combo playing in an Amsterdam theatre every week. Since then she has played all kinds of music, joined all kinds of special projects and learned to play various melodic percussion instruments (Balinese gangsa, Hang, Balafon).

In 2005 she joined the well known Dutch percussion group Slagerij van Kampen ( The last couple of years she has been specializing West African music, taking djembé and sabar lessons.