How Music Affected My Life

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For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to study music. I have been singing since I could talk and have been in choir my whole life. Being in choir has affected me in ways that nothing else could ever come close to. Not only have I’ve met so many incredible individuals who I have the honor of calling friends, but I have made numerous memories which I have no doubt that I will remember for the rest of my life. Music has impacted my life in numerous ways. It’s my escape from reality and I do not know what I would do without it. When I was younger, I would sing along to songs I heard on the radio without really knowing what the words meant, to me they were just words. As I got older I realized that they were not just words that were there…show more content…
It has the ability to bring me back to lost and forgotten memories in life. Music has the ability to convey all sorts of emotions. Whether that emotion is joy and happiness, or disappointment and despair. It is shown through the music’s harmonies, rhythms, and lyrics. The wonderful thing about music is that it affects people in many different ways. Music isn’t just something to play or listen to, it’s something to feel. It helps you overcome difficult times in your life and brings you closer to family and friends. Four years ago I started to teach myself how to play guitar and within a few months I fell completely in love with it. Once I started playing, I found it nearly impossible to stop and would continues to play for hours. A while after that I started to venture out and start writing my own songs. I don’t believe that I can think of a better way to express myself than through writing my own music. After a long or bad day, there is no feeling that is better than to be able to sit down, relax, and write about it.
Music has impacted my life greatly so far. However, I want it to have an impact on me forever. I want music to be meaningful in my life and I want to be able to share my musical experiences with my friends and family. Music is more than a hobby to me, it’s a
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