The Importance Of Music In My Music Life

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“Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” This is a famous quote from Elton John. This relates to my music life because music heals me and helps me when I’m sad. When I’m frustrated or angry I’ll play my flute or sing because it helps me let out my emotions. I’m really happy that I can participate in music at school through band class. Band gives me a break from my day, an opportunity to teach others, and a special kind of family.

One reason why I enjoy band so much is because it gives me a break from my day at school. This class is very relaxed, and that is exactly what I need to recollect myself and get ready for the rest of my day. Also, my band director is very nice and lenient, so she allows us to be free from strict core class teachers. All my band directors in the past have been the same way and I feel that it’s a good thing because music is meant to be fun, not restricted and too technical. Lastly, we get to play extremely exciting music that is very up beat. This puts me in a better mood for the rest of my day, and I end up having a better day because of it. Band is a fun way for me to take a break from my main classes.

Another reason why I love music and being in band is my opportunity to teach others. In the middle of the year, a few of us get to take a trip to some of the elementary schools in Chesterfield County, teach the students about music, and play a piece or two for them. Their faces when they

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