Photo Essay By Lucas Der Mugrdechian

Musicians must practice daily to work on their craft. They often spend hours in the practice rooms on campus. Working alone for hours on end can be tiresome, so they will often try and play together. This provides a connection between people through music.

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Kevin Phan, a pianist, is at home in the practice room.

 

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Music is transferring written notes to sounds.
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An artist requires concentration when playing his instrument.
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Jake Miles enters to add another piece to the puzzle.
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He delicately  assembles his instrument. Each piece must be placed correctly for it to be in tune.
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The reed is the most important for it creates sound.
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Once assembled, the saxophone will add another element to the melody of the piano.
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Saxophone requires concentration and emotion.
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A duet creates beautiful harmonies.
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Even in the confines of a practice room, music brings people together.