Samantha Cooper is a songwriter, session musician and facilitator. Her solo album Open Field will release in 2017 via Earthwork Music. Sam has recorded on nearly fifty albums and toured with bands including Maraj, Hearth & Hymn, Bowhunter, Chris Bathgate and Matt Jones. Sam has a Social Ecology BA from WMU's Lee Honors College and she designs curricula for creative coping & empowerment. She teaches after-school programs with SEEDS and The Gift Of Music. Sam is also a certified Enneagram teacher, a co-producer for Square Dance Kalamazoo and a board member for the Patrick J. Carroll Memorial Endowment.
The Earthwork Music collective believes in the intrinsic and historical power of music to raise both community and self-awareness and serves to facilitate and encourage original music in the state of Michigan and beyond.