The NAMM Foundation Announces President's Innovation Award Recipients Attending the 2013 NAMM Show
Awarded to College and Graduate Students Pursuing Degrees in Music and Music Business
A record 51 college students pursuing careers in the music products industry are making plans to attend the 2013 NAMM Show having received the NAMM Foundation's President's Innovation award. Cash grants of $600 are awarded to graduate and undergraduate students who have expressed commitment and aptitude for business leadership and innovation in the music products industry.
Students will convene in Anaheim, Calif. from Jan. 24-27 to explore careers in the music industry by learning firsthand from industry leaders in sessions designed just for students and with access to retailers and manufacturers from around the world attending the NAMM Show. The President's Innovation Award recipients also participate in the NAMM Generation Next program. The program offers daily educational sessions and volunteer opportunities with leading music product and pro-light and sound brands during the trade show. College music majors interested in registering for the “NAMM Generation Next” collegiate program can RSVP here.
2013 President's Innovation Award Recipients
Anderson University - Anderson, Ind.
Aaron J. Hoff
Jessica Nichelle Rodriquez
Molly Christina Croucher
Tyler James Frees
University of Colorado at Denver - Denver, Colo.
Drexel University - Philadelphia, Pa.
Elmhurst College - Elmhurst, Ind.
University of Evansville - Evansville, Ohio
Ferris State University - Big Rapids, Mich.
Jessica Noel Trindle
Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg, Pa.
Hofstra University - Hempstead, N.Y.
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, Ind.
Kiera Lynn Perry
University of Massachusetts, Lowell - Lowell, Mass.
University of Miami - Coral Gables, FL.
David Joshua Krystal
Florida International University - Miami, Fla.
MiraCosta College - Oceanside, Calif.
Mt. San Jacinto College - San Jacinto, Calif.
Angela Carrie Petersen
State University of New York, Potsdam - Potsdam, N.Y
Joseph Van Ullen
Michele Denise Riggi
Northeastern University - Boston, Mass.
South Dakota State University - Brookings, S.D.
Red Deer College - Red Deer, Canada.
William Paterson University - Wayne, N.J.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $16.6 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 102 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.