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.
The new techniques and styles I learned while scoring films spread to my personal compositions and inspired me to write many new pieces, including my first symphony. In three short years, my music writing career had snowballed from a hobby to one of the most important aspects of my life. With all of these new stylistic options, I could now make my music my own. As my music became more personalized, I began to integrate melodies and harmonies based on experiences from my life. My music became truly personal to and based in my
I have never had a specific category of music. If I have to choose, I would choose cheerful music. Music helps me in many ways in my life, such as escape from the routine of everyday life, to dance, to raise my self-esteem and other aspects. I dedicate many hours to music, I like to feel happy, that is why I listen to music moved and happy the longest. When I have a bad day it helps me to feel good, when I have a good day the music makes me feel even better.
I was born in the Philippines and I moved here in Hawaii about eleven years ago, that is when I was only a 12 years old. I still recall the feeling of coming here in Hawaii. I was full of excitement but at the same time feeling more fear, sadness, and anger. I was excited because I never knew I would have the chance to step in the American land. The paper processing about me and my mom immigrating here took so many years, almost ten years to be exact.
I have always been a particularly musical person. When I was younger, I wanted to become a singer when I grew up, but upon joining the choir in elementary I realized I did not have the talent for singing that I thought I had. Continually singing off key and never sounding as good as my peers did, I decided to confine myself to singing at home where only my family could hear me. Despite this revelation that I was, in fact, a terrible singer, I still wanted to participate in some type of musical performance and decided to join the band in middle school. After trying out various different instruments, I settled on the flute and quickly fell in love.
And I think that’s the best way I could have been introduced to music.” Haster Hays. I relate to this quote because it tells how music has a big impact on our lives. Music can express our different types of emotions that we may feel on certain days. In the Novel Excerpt “Two Kinds,” written by Amy Tan it’s about a mother who was very competitive about music but on the other hand her daughter was very passionate, but her mother destroyed that passion by forcing her to do things she did not want to do. In another
I remember flying over the islands and looking down to see the gorgeous light blue ocean, the green luscious trees and ponds and streams. But what I loved seeing was the beaches, flying over the entire island and see beaches wrapping around the entire thing. That’s when I knew, we were in Hawaii. Our trip consisted of three different islands Oahu, Hawaii, and