For The Love of Music

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Burlington County Times


April 16, 2003


Kristi Digman stood before the podium smiling. She had just finished leading 11 of her middle school music students from the King’s Christian School’s jazz band in a rendition of “Rock This Town.”

The music director said that she has seen many evidences of God’s blessings in her five years at the Cherry Hill school, but today’s fortuitous gifts might be because God likes music, too. “Music is a gift for us to be enjoyed,” said Digman.

Nearly 300 students, teachers and family members seated in padded chairs in the all-purpose room on this early spring morning applauded, showing their appreciation to the three men, who had come this day bearing gifts — a donation of new musical instruments: a trumpet, clarinet, trombone, and two flutes, cases included.

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