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The Music Makers
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nonprofit that provides musical instruction for low-income children in grades pre-K through 12, hosted its Grow Gala at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary on Feb. 15. The event raised more than $103,000, which directly provides instruments and scholarships to more than 40 students. Some of the money â€“ $26,000 â€“ came solely from the raffle and auction, which took place after dinner. The gala also hosted jazz singer and Broadway performer Lisa Simone, who performed with Kidznotes students. 1 Ann Ramsay and KC Ramsay, board chair of Kidznotes. 2 Volunteers Val Schroeder, Sahaana Veeravalli and Naylea Jacobo. 3 Lyn Maness and Pansy Morton. 4 David Blanton and Sara Maria Blanton of Raleigh Symphony Orchestra. 5 Adrian Corona, 10, Sara Dobson and Cesar Toledo, 11. 6 Lee Williams and Bridget Williams.
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