Novel Drum
2nd Place
Sarah Vaden
Aerospace Engineering
Huddleston, VA
Pneumatically Elevated Pitch Drum, a drum tuning device.

"If I won the InVenture Prize, it would give me the necessary momentum to revolutionize the drumming community as a whole. It would be a statement for the prevailing power and integration of technology in music. Basically, it would give me the means to fulfill my dream of applying my engineering talents to my creative passions."