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Personal Narrative: Joining The Marching Band

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When I first joined the marching band in high school, I was very insecure and unsure of what to expect because it was very unfamiliar to me. Near the beginning of the season, our director and staff began to teach us how to march and play simultaneously. Many people were doing fine but some were struggling and I was one of those kids in that predicament. My marching skills were mediocre and I could not get my tone to settle in as I marched. Every step I took caused a tear in the sound and I would stick out from the rest of my section. Nobody needed to tell me that I was terrible for me to recognize how much I was burdening the band. I started getting called out by my director who told me I needed to improve. I tried every single day to get better
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