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Music Is My Life

Bandie. That sums me up completely. In grade school, I would go to parades, just to see the bands. I would cheer and yell, and some of the band members would smile as they went by. Others took their marching seriously and never smiled, but I knew that they were happy to have some people cheering them on. During my fifth grade year in middle school, I bought my own instrument: my now beaten up, silver flute. From that day on I was a music freak. From my iPod, to my guitar, I have been playing music or singing it. Music has changed my life completely
During my four years of middle school, I had to march in eight parades, and got to know what it feels like to have people cheer me on, no matter how bad we sounded. As I grew older and moved up to high school, I had to go to what we call band camp. Band camp is a week long process of learning, and marching an entire half-time field show. It’s usually three to four songs long with lots of movement. When I joined band, in freshman year, I never knew how drastically it could change my life.
After my first year of band camp, I became more active, and I lost weight, which was my biggest issue, and is still a constant battle. Music changed that for me. Music gave me the energy and motivation to get involved with other sports. It helped me realize that I could have a better and healthier lifestyle. Music made me start dancing, without caring who was watching.
Before I started high school, I was shy, quiet, and unnoticed. When I joined band in high school, I changed. I became a better, more outgoing person. I got more involved with school, sports, and I even met guys, and started to date. I met so many people at the parades we would march in high school. The colleges we’d visit, and the college bandies we would meet. It was so new to me, and so exciting back then, that I never wanted to stop, and I haven’t yet. Music is the one thing in my life that makes sense and is a huge part of my life. Music is, and always will be my life, my soul, my greatest achievement, and my passion.



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TrinityCreed said...
Nov. 23, 2010 at 8:36 am
May I sugest something? In the sentence: "and I even met guys, and started to date." I wouldn't put that in a college app. Not to be cruel, but people really wouldn't care about that personal factor in you life. I would give it more work on it though, but not bad. Just needs some fix ups.   
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 15, 2010 at 8:11 am
agreed but what if thats an important part of what made her, who she is? i mean maybe rephrase it some. but i think that everyone ive ever dated or every friend i have or have had is important they are like like another stone in my path to being who i am maybe thats part of who made her well her :)
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 15, 2010 at 8:37 am
thanks summer! lol she's right actually travis, each guy, well, the whole whopping 4, helped me find out who i am as a person and helped me define me. :)
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 15, 2010 at 8:39 am
thankyou! :) i mean maybe rephrase it a little. but i like it. i mean right now im actually stressing about my college articles and stuff but this is perfect. i get the essence of you in the mandatory 500 words... or less. lol
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 15, 2010 at 8:44 am
:) lol if you ever want help with them, i can help lol or want someone to read over it. im a huge grammar freak lol and thanks for the input, i'll prolly change it around for my other college app.
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 15, 2010 at 8:47 am
thanks then i need help!! my problem is that rather than everyone else i cant define myself in one word.  grr lol
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:03 am
lol well, what defines you as a person? like, for me, its music. what do you love most?
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:06 am
the problem is that i dont know. im so many things. i mean i love to write. according to everyone im smart but i really don tknow. mabye the fact i want to save the world? i seriously haveno clue. lol
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:09 am
lol maybe what defines you is the unknown lol you love everything you do, and it all defines you as a person
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:12 am
i like that. maybe that i want to attend that certain college is to find the known? to try to define myself as a person? like i know which college i want to go to (yale)  i just have to get in first! :) lol
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:16 am
lol yale wow! lol id never get in there XD im stickin to my state lol
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:19 am
lol well idk if ill get in its just its always been my dream since i was like 8. that and then harvard medical school for undergradplus when my state school was voted 3rd party state in the country (tho there is a good football team) i kinda canceled that out.
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:23 am
ahh i see. well i think youll get into yale lol you seem really smart lol and havard med? jeez lol i never even dreamed of goin to an ivy league school lol but im sure whatever college you get into will be great. your sure to get accepted into any college
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:24 am
thanks and ya i want to be a pediatric oncologsit, and im sure ull get into whtvr u wnt. thought of julliard?
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:31 am
thought about it lol but its waaaay too expensive for me. i got a private college in chicago that im plannin on goin to lol its a huge music school.
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:33 am
thats cool.  and a private college sounds cool and yeah the colleges i want to go to are waaaaaaaaaay outa my price range but i figure there is aways full scholarships or financial aid.
 
music-is-my-lifeThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:41 am
true true lol and woooow. i just looked at the forums lol 6 pages? i need to get on more lol
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:45 am
ya you shuld. tehn u cn help me kill travis more often. :)
 
SeraphimTalmidim replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:52 am
step away from saving this world summer lol. u wont be able to handle it lol
 
BrokenInnocence replied...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:55 am
oh b quiet! :P u knw im strting to like alex more. jk lol :)
 
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