Music Classroom Admission Essay

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Growing up, I was immersed in what service looks like in a music classroom. I was first taught this through my mother, an elementary music teacher, by her selfless example of giving her students what they deserve in her classroom and beyond. I have witnessed this also in my band and choir directors, and in many of my professors at Southeast. I wanted to be able to give students what I was given. For this reason, I became a vocal music education major. I have also seen what service opportunities look like outside of a music classroom. I was once inspired to spearhead one. As a high school sophomore, I oversaw Operation Christmas Child, a project that sends small Christmas gifts in shoeboxes to areas of poverty around the world. In my junior year, the entire …show more content…
The kids were incredibly grateful upon receiving what was specifically purchased for them. We were grateful to be able to provide for them. It is a great joy for me each time I can tangibly fulfill the needs of others, no matter in what capacity.
I currently serve as a private piano and voice instructor with Southeast’s Music Academy. In the near future, I am excited to also serve students’ needs in a music classroom, either in an elementary or middle school, or a high school choral program. Music develops student growth psychologically, physiologically, and emotionally, and I can’t wait to be responsible for that development. I am also looking forward to continuing the service opportunities I am affiliated with outside of the classroom.
If at all possible, I would hope to spark some of the same passion for service in my students that I have. I truly believe that I have God-given traits for serving students through music in the classroom, and serving the needs of local and global communities outside the classroom. I am grateful for this every day of my

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