This 5-Year-Old Girl Sits at a Drum Set but Watch What She Does When a Van Halen Song Starts Playing

5-Year-Old Drummer Eduarda Henklein Covers Van Halen's Jump.

Being a musician myself, I can attest to just how difficult it is to play drum sections on most of Van Halen’s songs because Alex Van Halen is an incredibly talented drummer. For this reason, I couldn’t believe my eyes and ears when I watched Eduarda Henklein play through one of Van Halen’s most popular songs, ‘Jump.’

Just like this 4-year-old painter, this young drummer is learning to be a musical artist at a young age. I can only imagine how talented she will be as an adult. As a tiny preschooler, you would think she would have problems hitting the bass drum or reaching the cymbals; however, she holds her own and wows the crowd.

Watch 5-Year-Old Drummer Eduarda Henklein Play Along to Van Halen’s ‘Jump…


The more I watch little Eduarda play her drums, the more shocked I am to know that she is only 5 years old! Toddlers love banging on pots and pans and while noisy as this can be, maybe it’s a good thing and lets them experience sound and rhythm at a young age. 

Have you ever wondered if learning to play an instrument is beneficial to a child’s development? The answer is yes! Research suggests that playing a musical instrument gives a child’s brain a full body workout!

Here is how playing an instrument benefits your brain…


If you enjoyed this video of Eduarda playing the drums, please visit her YouTube or Facebook page. Please share this video of a 5-year-old drummer playing along to Van Halen’s ‘Jump’ with your friends and family.

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