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I Am a Music Major

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    Music Therapy/psychology Major

    I know.... I am not the typical music ed, performance or composition major.  I am a music therapy major, who is double majoring in psychology (I know...i'll be in school forever).  For those of you who don't know what music therapy is, or are unsure, go take a...
    bing1776 bing1776 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2008

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    Music Is A Vast Universe, And We Have Not Yet Mapped A Planet.

    I will only accept music that is incomprehensibly bafflingly infathomably phenomenal. That is to say "I hate all music that has ever been written by man." I am a composer, and I have not yet contributed an innovation to the musical world. However, I hope to one day...
    yyz2112 yyz2112 18-21, M Nov 28, 2009

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    It's a hard road and I already messed up

    and will be in school longer than I want. But my love for music is keeping me from dropping out
    RessyRes13 RessyRes13 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I absolutely love studying music,

    especially classical voice (which is my emphasis). The fact that most of my classes focus on what I love is amazing. I just wish the work load wasn't so intense :/
    beekachu222 beekachu222 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    Thrilled And Yet Sometimes Discouraged...

    I changed my major to Music after talking to my Choir professor last semester and also the counselor I was talking to at the Wellness center. My professor says I have a wonderful voice and she sees that I am very dedicated and work hard. My counselor told me my face lights up...
    LuciaRose LuciaRose 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2011

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    Music Majors Should Love Music.

    so many music majors i know, are perfectionists. they love music because they love to mold something into perfection. yet, they miss out on the power of music; its ability to capture you and take you where you need to go. how you can close your eyes and float in nothingness...
    lonexlily lonexlily 18-21, F Mar 13, 2010

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    It just feels wrong somehow. I can't stand upbeat, "things are gonna be okay" type music, like "I Can See Clearly Now" (an example I managed to find despite, to my knowledge, not...
    consistentshift consistentshift 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    What are the different facts of music education for young children? Music education for young children is offered through different private classes and musical organizations or...
    differentfactsofmusic differentfactsofmusic 22-25, M a week ago

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    Listening to Mozart may boost brain power Press Trust of India | London March 15, 2015 Last Updated at 15:42 ISTListening to just 20 minutes of Mozart may enhance brain...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    There is actually a career called Music Therapy. I'm not sure if you guys knew, because every time I talk about majoring in Music Therapy, nobody knows what that is. But it's so...
    openskies441 openskies441 16-17, F Mar 8

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    Jessica Kahal was one of the most talented and expert band members at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in California. From the year 1999 to 2003, she was actively involved with...
    conroy477 conroy477 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I began playing the piano at age 7 and the organ at age 16. I have a double major in college. One is music/piano and the other is mental health technology. I love playing older...
    femaleatherpiano femaleatherpiano 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Guitars, drums, keyboards, etc. this is the real reason I love Rock. A lot of people who don't like it are afraid to go against the majority of their race. Society has brainwashed...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 12

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    A beautiful Piece of music
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    JIMMY CLIFF - i can see clearly now LegendadoAfter watching and listening to this music video, I just wanted to scream YeeeHaaa, its going to be a bright and sunny day!!!
    eyeno eyeno 61-65, M 9 hrs ago

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    I just can't. I have to listen to it constantly or I lose it. I hate it when people tell me to take my earbuds out, do you want me to go crazy? If I'm not listening to music, I'm...
    wolfgirl202 wolfgirl202 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Does anyone know any free music apps or websites for the iPhone 5s
    daltondane99 daltondane99 22-25, M 46 mins ago

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    Listening to the soundtrack of Majora's Mask. :D
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    Listening to the soundtrack of Majora's Mask :D I love the Oath to Order song.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Mar 1

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    Hey everyone. So, the drum major for my high school is graduating this year, and that means there will be try-outs for a new one sometime in June or so. The requirements to be the...
    JLester1700 JLester1700 18-21, F Feb 28

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    This week I went back to college after summer break. During that time I thought a lot about my future and realized that my major, which is Graphic Design, doesn't make me happy. At...
    gruesm gruesm 18-21, F Mar 10

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    I can't believe I didn't truly discover the power of music until just this past fall! I discovered way back in 10th grade that country music just wasn't for me, and I was...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I don't understand people who don't love music, just as they probably don't understand me. Music is the only place I feel safe enough to feel. Music is the only place where my...
    LadyJane9 LadyJane9 51-55, F Mar 7

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    The Words Screamed In Silence. Music to me is not just about letting the words take over and float to the rhythm.Music to me is the understanding that of which we could not express...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M Mar 3

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    I can't explain my love for these 4 bands enough. No other band has ever given me the feeling that I get when I listen to these ones. I don't know if it's because of the way their...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    I think it's funny how much we as a culture listen to music, but never really listen to what it says. It seems like every time I turn around I hear a different part of a song that...
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Big genre of an ever expanding list of stuff. of course i love the old classics black and white movies and old horror stuff too. my old music is stuff i grew up with, mainly...
    ZiggyStarHood ZiggyStarHood 36-40, M Feb 27

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    music is my escape. it can take you almost anywhere you want to go and let you do almost anything you could ever dream of doing. music is something that you can fully immerse...
    jermdbt80612 jermdbt80612 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I love listening to music. Music is like a daily necessity, similar to sleep, food, and coffee. Music is like an air that I breathe, which is weird since I don't play an...
    Sorgun Sorgun 26-30, M Mar 3

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    I love listening to music whether it's with musical instruments, computerized instruments. When it's with vocals or just the music. I love it in sung form - song - and I love it in...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Christian celebrities are on Disney and they have admitted to being Christian yet many Christians stick their noses up at them just because they aren't on the Christian TV stations...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I play keyboard, completely self-taught from the age of 3. born totally blind with a gift of music. I have also learnd over the years, that I can generally spend half an hour or so...
    magnum64 magnum64 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I can honestly say music is a really big part of my life, but then again I find it hard if it's not the same for everyone. I spend a good percentage of my days listening to music...
    LostStar28 LostStar28 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I was diagnosed w/ bipolar depression in 2009,after 2 ,10 day hospital stays.Well i'm in a major downfall.I was stable for 5 yrs,now ,i'm so depressed ,it's hard to move.I can't...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 24 Responses Mar 3

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    Most music moves me in one way or another.. This morning in particular ... I feel it is important to point out I don't cry very easily. Got in my car this morning on way to work...
    Liverpool47 Liverpool47 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I love studying psychology! The workload has been crazy these past few days, critiques, psych reports and researches. I can't even find time to reply to my friends here. But...
    ayacat ayacat 18-21, F Mar 7

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    in 6th grade, foster the people was my favorite band. EVER. in fact they were the only album/band i listened to for over 5 months no lie... they always have been my favorite band...
    Tadha Tadha 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    I love how you can get lost into music, how you can be in another place because of music and how you can feel so many emotions while listening to music. It's just wonderful to see...
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    One of the strangest qualities of my personality, is that I hardly ever listen to music... I don't really understand why I don't, but I will usually only listen to music when I...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    and I want to be an audio engineer or something. I want to make music. I want to play music. I want to make music sound nice. I want to listen to music with high end equipment...
    TheCroissant TheCroissant 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Music is my life all day everyday I have music in my ears ever song has a meaning and every song has a feeling every song is its own story music is the best therapy there is its...
    laura1303 laura1303 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 27

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    I live music. It is my everything. I will hopefully be going to college for Music Therapy or Music Education. I couldn't imagine myself doing anything that wasn't music related.
    openskies441 openskies441 16-17, F Mar 7

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