In the town that has been historically the home of American musical instrument production, Elkhart Indiana, you would expect to find lots of people who would advocate for music education. What you would not expect is this:

ELKHART — What do mentoring and after-school programs, community-based initiative, and extra-curricular activities have in common?
Digger Phelps.
Phelps said these are just a few of the things that can help kids in Elkhart along the right path at a young age.
"It's got to come back to us," Phelps said, "We have the power. We can change anything we have to as people."
He added school budget cuts from the government do not help because kids need creative outlets, such as music and art and after-school programs, some of the first areas schools tend to cut.

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