Since the sixth grade (middle school) I have been playing the trumpet. I mainly joined band because my sister was in as a flute player and I, being the typical younger sister, was wanting to do what my "big sis" did. Anyway, I joined as a trumpet player and spent the first half of the school year learning the basics, and the last few football games I got to join the high school band playing in the stands. At my school, it is extremely small, and my fifth grade year they took the band/music program out of the school other than the high school, so if I wanted to do band I had to devote my after school hours to practice with the high school band director. By the end of my sixth grade year, I was already playing with the "Big Band" in concerts. I still have the program from my first concert.
I started reading books when I was four. My education was entrusted fairly young by grandparents who taught me and my sister basic math, reading, and writing skills to do well in school. Of course, needless to say, we were both compatible in intellect until I stopped doing my eighth grade homework. My sister excels in the rational and logical world, while I am rational but emotional due to my interests in the arts and literature.
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