Kathie Hill

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Kathy Hill is an American songwriter best known for her contribution to gospel music in the genre of children's music.

Born in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, Hill went on to receive a BA in Musical Theatre, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Before becoming a children's writer and producer, Hill was working weekly with children's choirs. Hill is also a Dove Award winner, the recipient of one of the Dove Awards of 1989 for Children's Music Album of the year for her work entitled, Wise Guys and Starry Skies.[1] She worked with Travis Cottrell on a musical titled Waiters: A Youth Musical About Waiting on the Lord.[2]

In 1998, Kathie Hill Music was founded in partnership with Word Music. In that time she has authored six musicals, including Fish Tales, Operation Christmas Child, Esther-Ordinary Faith, The Christmas SOCCER Team, Holy Moses!, The Best of Kathie Hill's Christmas, and The Best of Kathie Hill Collection. In 2002, Hill published her first book, 101 Stories I Never Have Time to Tell, written to entertain, enlighten and encourage those in children's ministry and Kathie Hill Music's first resource for three- through five-year olds, Preschool Praise'ntations, written with Darlene Abbott was released June 2004.

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