Write An Essay On Your Cultural Identity

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Have you ever heard a really exciting piece played by an orchestra, symphony, or even a band(meaning one made up of brass, woodwinds, and percussion)? I think of my cultural identity like a beautiful masterpiece made up of many different components and layers of voices. I hope after reading my essay you will be able to think of your own cultural identity in an exciting manner such as I veiw my own. One of the ways culture can be viewed as a musical piece of music is the many different types of music there are. One could view themselves as a pop song for its simplicity and the way it is much like many other songs. While this could be true for some people, others cultures could be more like a long and complicated opera, with a full symphony, vocals, and long…show more content…
With some aspects being more present than others yet not knowing that there are other parts of my cultural inheritance that have influenced me more than I may think. Complex parts for each voice that make up a seemingly simple melody. As a violinist, I have deep sentimental feelings about my instrument and what it has done for me over the years. Playing a concerto you are the soloist and the symphony is accompanying you. It does everything it can to help the soloist sound good yet the soloist also needs to stay with the symphony and help cue the other instruments. I feel this way about my culture because I feel like my culture has done a lot to help me be the best person I can be. A big part of my culture is my religion and I have made many of my choices in life to keep living the standards of my church. God wants me to share my talents he has given me with the world as would a conductor would want a soloist to do. Although god wants me to shine, he also wants me to be humble and give credit to all the amazing people that have helped me get to the place I am today and he wants me to keep the commandments and live the gospel. as would a

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