Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn't speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.
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The main thing is that I've been studying composition for the last four years. I'd say it's the life experience combined with the lessons that enabled me to go much further.
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So every single day, I found something to be grateful for and that's a powerful lesson.
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Philosophically, what I have learned is to thy own self be true. That is the biggest lesson of all. Relax; music is fun. To many people take it to seriously because of the money involved.
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Talking with other parents really gave me some lessons that I try to hold on to now, as a parent of two boys.
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My mother also had us take piano lessons, and this had a similar effect. I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing.
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