Kochis receives NAMM President’s Innovation Award


Nov. 30, 2020

Samantha Kochis, a Slippery Rock University senior music education major from Cranberry Township, was selected by the National Association of Music Merchandizers to receive its President's Innovation Award.

The award honors college students who demonstrate excellence in the field of music and have proven dedication to pursuing a career in music to include the areas of music performance, music education, media, sound engineering/audio, event technology, production, administration, management and/or marketing, along with product creation and innovation.

Kochis is scheduled to attend the NAMM's Believe in Music professional training and networking event next year. NAMM is a nonprofit organization with a mission to strengthen the music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music.