Personal Narrative: How Music Affected My Life

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Music has had a big affect on my life. Music kept me busy when I had nothing else to do after school. Music has also been a safe haven for me. Music has been in my life ever since I was a little kid. I started to indulge myself into music when I joined my church’s choir in 3rd grade. I was a shy child growing up and that made a lot of things difficult for me, for example making friends and being a part of group activities. This shy phase was apart of me all of my life; however, once I went to high school I changed. I had to take a music class and I thought that it would be easy for me to do choir because I was in my church’s choir for majority of my grammar school and junior high years. When I was in class I was able to take part in everything and participate, well it took a few days for me to warm up to the new environment. I was asked by my choir teacher to join the school’s music enrichment, Advanced Singers. This was the year that music was helping me break out of my shell of being that shy person. As the school years went on I was involved in my high school’s musicals and have the pleasure of being a part of my high school’s honors choir. Being in the choir and participating in all of the music enrichments that my…show more content…
My music teachers were the ones who pushed me out of my comfort zone and broke my shell. It is important for me to become one because through out school they were the ones who have had the biggest impact on me in many different ways. I want to be able to have that same impact on students when I am a music educator. I want to be able to make a big impact on someone who was just like me and see them grow as not just a person, but also as a performer. Being able to be a music educator is not just important for me, but is important for the students that I
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