The National Association of Music Merchant’s Board of Directors -Local business leader joins the organization’s board to help guide global music products industry-
SAN DIEGO – February 7, 2019 – At The 2019 NAMM Show, Kimberly Deverell of San Diego Music Studio was elected to serve on The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Board of Directors. As a member of the board, Ms. Deverell will serve a three-year term and provide oversight and direction to the industry association.
Ms. Deverell was officially inducted at the organization’s annual Meeting of the Members at its tradeshow The NAMM Show, in Anaheim, California, on January 26. In welcoming Ms. Deverell as a new member, Robin Walenta, Chair of the Board of Directors and President of West Music Co. shared, “Our all-volunteer board of directors is a remarkable group of industry leaders who through their advisement help to advance and strengthen the industry. It’s with great enthusiasm that we welcome the new board members and thank them for their willingness to serve.”
“I am truly honored to have been selected as a representative of the NAMM organization,” affirmed Deverell. “I am excited for the opportunity and looking forward to giving back to the musical community that has given so much to me.”
Kimberly Deverell is the manager of San Diego Music Studio, located in San Marcos, California. She is a member of the Music Teachers Association of California, and a Board Member of Charity Wings Art Center. As an advocate for music education, Deverell has served as a delegate to Washington, D.C. as part of the NAMM Fly-In for Music Education and is active in the Smart Women in Music Fund (SWIM) which supports women in the music products industry to develop their leadership aspirations and proficiencies. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from San Diego State University with a major in Music Education.
San Diego Music Studio offers quality group lessons, instrument rentals, and music supplies. San Diego Music Studio has taught thousands of students since opening its doors in 1994. The store has been voted a six-time Top 100 Dealer by the National Association of Music Merchants. San Diego Music Studio prides itself on its friendly and responsive teachers, self-paced lessons, and by offering a variety of student and professional instruments to meet the needs of all musicians.
About NAMM …The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 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)