Samantha Cooper’s voice is a gentle force. Her songs speak for their sound; from contemplative respites to keen PSA’s. A veteran session musician, her voice and violin appear on over 70 Michigan made albums. She's also a 2021 Newsong Songwriting finalist. Her latest video single is a love note to the water is life movement and the rights of manoomin (wild rice) titled “Let The Wave (feat. Shara Nova, Jaike Spotted Wolf, Holly T. Bird & Frank Bibeau)”. Sam is from the Huron & Kalamazoo River watersheds. She works as a musician, an organizer, a mediator and a teaching artist via Youth Arts Alliance. She also co-produces Hearth & Hymn with Elisabeth Pixley-Fink.