Personal Narrative: Music Appreciations

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From a very young age my grandparents started taking me to musicals and symphonies. Teaching me that music is a very important aspect of creative expression. I was reluctant at first like any 5 year old would be, but soon I fell in love with the music as well as the acting. From there my musical obsession started. I started choir in 3rd grade and then orchestra in 4th grade. I stayed after school almost every day playing and singing. The practice timesheets were never a hassle for me. Most of the time the required 30 minutes would turn into an hour or two. I would completely lose track of time and that when I knew I fell in love with music. Although music, in any form, was my passion, my timidness and anxiety held me back from striving for …show more content…

The theatre director asked me if I was ready, started the track and I sang. I actually sang. I was filled with pride and satisfaction that I put myself out there that much. Little did I know I did well enough to land myself the part of Miss Hannigan. I had never had as much fun as I did at the rehearsals and the production. Since then that 30 seconds of courage has motivated me to audition for Les Miserables my freshman year of High School and become a part of the ensemble. I’ve also auditioned 3 times for All State choir, advancing to the second round twice and the 3rd round once. I’ve acquired multiple choir solos and even taught myself how to play piano and guitar. Now I will admit I’m no young Liberace but I’ve learned enough to love playing and writing music. Over the course of my 17 years of life, music has become an immensely important part of my life. It’s taught me how to cope with my bipolar depression and anxiety and has given me a healthy and creative form of self expression. I love science and I love chemistry, but music, whether it be piano, guitar, or singing, that’s my first love. I would be lost if I hadn’t discovered my love for

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