AT THE FRISCO SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS
Music students who have been with FSMPA for four-years or more are featured on our WALL OF FAME. Their picture, and comments about what music means to them, are posted on the south hallway walls of the Music Building, so please come take a look! We celebrate our students who have stayed with music and are being successful in all parts of their lives.
The year you see listed for each student is the year they started lessons with us, and their frame was posted at the four-year mark.
Music helps you stay calm. I love how you can make music anywhere. Everyone’s gifted with music. Music has also been passed on through my family. Which makes it like a family heirloom. Music helps you no matter what!
To me music is the feeling it makes me feel and the rhythm I play.
When I play music I feel joyful and happy.
Music means a new opportunity of learning all sorts of music like classical music. It makes me happy every time I’m here to learn new songs.
Music makes me want to dance and sing. It makes me happy!
Music is a hobby that lets me forget about all the problems in my life and makes me focus on the happy ones.
Music means a lot to me. I love to feel the beats and rhythm. Music is the best way to express yourself. Music keeps you company when you are alone.
I like to play and compose music. It makes me happy and it makes me want to play more instruments.
I love music because we can create any song we want and be creative with any music.
Music is a way I can express myself beyond words. Languages are regional, but music is universal. Whenever I am stressed or anxious music helps me relax and calm down.
It is fun. It gives me something to do. I like the sound of the piano.
Music is peaceful to me.
Music brings me back to my favorite places and to my favorite memories. It brings out a side of me that I didn’t know I had.
Ever since I first got into music, I always enjoyed breaking down and analyzing music. The skills I’ve acquired from music theory have transferred into my academic life and have served as an important foundation to my success in school. I have also found myself to be more appreciative of the nuances in music and this has reflected itself in my outlook of the world.
Music is my passion, it gives me an elated feeling and gives me something to look forward to!
Music means a lot! I started playing piano when I was three. Music has been in my life for two-thirds of my life, and I am not ready to let it go.
My teacher is pretty and nice and funny. Music school approved my piano work but also I have fun while learning!
Music is the way that I express my feelings using more than just words.
It is not just the practice & the notes but the harmony & the beautiful music you manage to achieve & succeed!
Music to me is a song of my emotion.
Music means that it is time to work hard, time to try, time to do something that I was always wishing to do.
Music helps me relax and focus. It unlocks my creativity.
Music is fun, motivational, exciting, and it gives me something great to do when I am bored and need fun.
Music means happiness and joy!
What music means to me is fun! Cause playing music is sometimes fun when you are in a jolly mood. And to me it is a symbol of fun.
Music means happiness, joy, and everything. In my way of saying it is a talent everyone can achieve.
Music gives me a place and time to be myself, to be free.
Music is a way to express emotions that are not shown throughout the day.
I like music because I get to play whatever I feel so, I become calmer than I was before. I live to learn music because it helps me focus well.
Piano is a getaway whenever I feel lonely or just want to do something exciting. I really love piano and I think it’s super fun.
Music means a lot to me because ever since I first heard music from a violin I knew that’s what I wanted to play.
It means to me that the joy of my life is music, voice, love. They all make a pretty tune!
A way to cope, a way to relieve stress, and a way to express my emotions. Music is only a way to convey yourself, and that’s what my piano helps me do. I’m so grateful to be part of this music program.
Music helps me relax and helps me learn something new. It makes me happy and I hope that I can compose music soon!
Music to me is a language with unlimited words. When you think you know it very well another skill comes a long. Music is amazing and without it, life would be so dull. That is why I am so grateful for it. This is what music means to me.
Music helps me when I’m feeling down and love how it sounds like. Before I do my homework I do my music!
To me music is a hobby that lets me forget everything that I wish never happened.
The definition of music to me is something that is and will always be apart of my lifestyle through middle school, high school, and college. Wherever I am I will always be listening to music.
To me music means emotion, rhythm and happiness. Music means beat, tune and fun. Music calms me and makes me feel excited other times.
I love playing because it is fun and cool. It makes me feel good and happy! I wish for many more years of music!
It means a lot to me because it makes my heart feel warm and happy!
I’ve been learning piano for a really long time now and I love having something that’ll not only set me apart on college applications but also something that I’ve continued since I was little and will continue in the future. I love singing and playing piano & I’m so glad music is a part of my life.
Music is enjoyment to our society and it should be an achievement to play for an audience or a crowd. Music is to enjoy not stress and music should be spread across the world.
I use music as a way to relax myself.
Music means the most to me. It means learning piano, practicing with my dad, listening to music on the go and much more. Music brings me joy and makes me feel awesome!!
It means to have fun. And to learn something new. This is one thing I love to do instead of playing video games.
I love music. It’s just like programing. It’s also very fun, I love to listen to music. I listen to music almost every day. I also love playing the piano. I love the noise it makes when you play a song.
Music makes me smile. I love this music school, and my teacher. If I had a younger sibling or more than one, then I’d teach him how to play the piano. That’s how much I love music.
I love music and I’m planning to be in a band. Music means a lot to me. I really like my teacher too.
Music is what helps any sickness or mood. It’s fun and takes time to learn but it’s worth it in the end.
To me music is a universal language that can be used to convey so many things and themes in the world.
Music means everything to me. So be like me!
Music means a lot to me especially piano and that is because I have been playing since I was 3 years old.
To me music is a hobby where you can play yourself music and listen to amazing pieces composed by other musicians using anything. If you look back, amazing musicians became famous for composing masterpieces of sound. These pieces passed on and inspired me to do this.
Music lets me express positive emotions and show my creativity. It helps me relax. I feel it takes my brain to a different level.
Lifestyle and beauty, math pattern, discipline, goal achievement, knowledge.
Music is not only a form of art, but also a part of me that makes me feel happy. The world is always brighter with music.
Music is like a cookie and all the notes are like chocolate chips. Once you get it right, the world will be better.
Music is fun and you can learn new things just about music like piano and lots of other things.
Music is special to me because it makes me happy and I love playing the piano because it is so fun!
Music to me means expressing yourself by pressing keys and reading notes.
Music to me is like something peaceful, it’s calm and really enjoyable.
Music is truly my everything. Without music life wouldn’t be quite so bright.
The best way to communicate with the world, inspire others to enjoy and feel what rhythm can do for you and to change peoples lives.
Singing is as important to me as.breathing. It is a way for me to express my emotions and it speaks where words fail.
I like playing music because it’s calming and the music sounds good.
Music means to me a combination of different instruments in one to make a great song. Working together to make one good song.
Music is an emotion filled fun game.
I have been playing piano for 5 years. I think piano is so much fun! I really like all of the songs I learn. It is so much fun to play in front of my friends.
Music means to be confident and play beautifully while working hard and loving all of your hard work!
Music calms me down!
Music means something that makes me cheerful!
I like music because it just makes me feel good. All day long I hum tunes even when I’m not thinking about it. Music will for sure be a big part of my life.
I like music because it is fun to play and I like to learn new songs.
Music makes me feel calm and happy.
Music is an enjoyment because it makes me feel relaxed and calm. I love hearing the music I play.
It’s fun to play cool songs.
Music means to me, when notes fall into alignment by composers and played by music students like me. Before I could play piano, I thought it was when you listened to it and fell into rhythm with it.
I like music because it’s fun to learn and memorize songs to play for performances.
Music is where I can be myself and have fun doing new things everyday.
Music is emotion. Music can take the roughest heartbreak and turn it into the sweetest melody. In the end music is what keeps the world turning and it keeps us turning along with it!
Music means that I can express my feelings through how I play.
It’s fun to play and I like to hear myself accomplish musical work one piece at a time.
Music is the greatest form of expression. To me it means everything!
Music means harmony, joy and mostly expression!
Music is a way to express what you’re feeling or just an escape from reality.
Music helps me relax after a stressful day. It taught me how to perform and express myself.
Music is a universe that I can get lost in and not worry about coming back.
Music is a stress reliever for me. Whenever I am overwhelmed with school work, playing guitar clears my mind and improves my day overall. Music is something I look forward to everyday and is a huge improver of my mood.
Music inspires me to keep trying to reach my goal like my grandma that lives in Washington.
To me music is peace and sometimes cheerful.
To me music is a way to express your emotions without using your regular voice. It lets you express what you’re normally too afraid to.
I think music is an escape and it can change my mood quickly. If my life didn’t have music it would be horrible.
I wanted to play guitar because I like rock and I wanted to play songs that I know.
I think that music can sooth not only your soul but other peoples too. When I play the piano I can feel all my emotions flying out. Music drops you into a unique and magical world and never takes you out of it.
I enjoy playing the piano and arranging songs to share with my family and friends.
I like piano because it’s so much fun. I enjoy listening to the piano and I can’t wait to learn new songs.
Music means a-lot to me. I don’t believe I could live without music. It helps calm me down. I get to play for my family. It helps express my feelings. MUSIC IS AWESOME!
Music lets me express myself in a way that is unique. When learning new things on the piano, I find expressing myself easier. It’s also fun to see how far I’ve come from the beginning pieces to the more complex ones.
Singing is a way for me to really let out my feelings. I always try to find some way I can relate to a song, because that helps me understand it, and sing it better.
What Music Means To Me: Inspirational, Happy, Emotional Shake, Dance.
Music makes me want to sing with joy. Music also makes me want to play the piano. Some staccato songs makes me jump on the couch!
It’s a way to express yourself. That sounds really cliché but that’s really what it is. It’s always just been something I loved because when you play music you don’t have to think about anything.
When I am bored I just sit down at my piano and start playing. I just randomly press keys and it turns into a song.
Music is fun to me. Whenever there’s nothing to do I listen to it. No matter what type.
Music means almost everything to me. Music keeps me entertained and it doesn’t make me feel lonely. Music helps me express my feelings.
Music helps me relax and piano makes me a very talented girl. Music also helps me understand my mistakes and so I can keep on trying.
I ♥ Music! FSM ROCKS!
Music is very special because it is the way I express myself. It is a way to forget everything else and work because I know that my music can be amazing.
Music to me is like drawing, learning skill by skill to make a masterpiece of art! That is why I love music.
Music means everything to me! I Love Music. It makes sounds that are pretty.
Music makes me feel like, well if it’s a song then it puts me in that person’s position. And it’s hard not to sing or play guitar without “feeling”when you’re in that position. When I listen to music I get put in my own position.
Music is a new way for me to relax myself and entertain myself. Music is also exciting when it comes to listening and playing it.
Music fills me with joy. I choose to play the violin because I think it sounds graceful.
Music always makes me calm and relaxed when I both play and listen to it. I’m so grateful to have this experience of 4 years of piano and everyone has been a great help.
Music calms me like nothing else does, and makes me feel better. It helps me think through things that are tough.
I love playing the piano because I can somehow play the songs that I hear from video games or any song that catches my interest. Whenever I play the piano, it just drains all my stress from my body and I love it!
Music is expression and communication. It’s become my driving force. It, to me, can fix bad days, bad moods, even bad people. It’s always there for you. It’s so beautifully powerful, and to me, music is the beat of my life!
What music means to me: Beautiful language of sounds!
Music to me means a great way to relax after a long tiring day with my family gathered around. It never fails to make my friends and family smile at special occasions. Music is a gift to you and those around you!
I play piano because it gives a sense of greatness in myself. I like the sound of the piano, and I like to play Disney songs.
Music means having fun!
Music is a big part of me it makes me happy, sad, and mad. Music is my life. This is what music means to me.
To me music means you can express your feelings in many different ways. And learning new things!
For me, music means to have a fun time and to take a break. Music means to dream and imagine. It is also a way to express myself. Music means to work hard and practice.
I like music because there are lots of different types that I can play, and that I can enjoy listening to and find the meaning to.
I like singing warmups and when my teacher picks songs for me. Music makes me feel good!
It means to me cool beats and I can dance a lot. I also sometimes wish life was a musical.
Without it life would be dull. Without it I wouldn’t play video games. Without it some people wouldn’t be inspired to do the awesome things they’ve done.
I like the sound of it
Music means to express myself without words. Just being able to play pieces, I am able to express my own feelings.
Music has not just taught me how to play, but to express my emotions and creativity.
Music lessons taught me different things like responsibility, discipline, less stress, and pride in my accomplishments. I like how music sounds and it feels relaxing. I will do it the rest of my life.
Ever since I came to music class my life changed. I’m always happy when I play the piano. I especially love my teacher who tells me funny stories and who pushes me to do better every day. I am so glad that I have chosen Frisco School of Music as my music school.
Music is like a bridge that I use to get away from the world. I use it in times of stress, sadness, anger, or just for the sake of relaxation. Music is the world to me, I cannot live without it.
Music means freedom, a way to express yourself no matter what mood you’re in, and it always cheers me up. It is my place to escape from all of my worries and fears. Music represents peoples uniqueness
Music means fulfillment of a dream to be able to play the piano. I enjoy it very much.
After a fifty year break from piano lessons, I have been able to improve my playing and make my piano experience much more satisfying.
Music is fun and a big part of my life. It is what I love to do and hope to keep doing for the rest of my life. I’m the only one in my family who can play an instrument so lessons help me make my mark.
They have taught me a new way to express myself through music.
Music is a unique universal language that really appeases me. I love listening to music all the time and now I play the piano and violin. It calms me down and peps me up. I love music!
Music is a way to express yourself and be heard. You can connect with people through music and tell a story through it. Music is an unavoidable part of life that everyone should enjoy and accept because it sets you free.
When I first saw the piano my mom bought me, I ran to it and just started playing. It was a good time for me. I’ve played since the 1st grade. Piano is my passion. Music is my life.
Music is….to play guitar.
I like all the notes I learn. It is fun to play the piano. It’s interesting how the piano works.
It means a lot. I mean I really enjoy playing and that is what I love the most!
Music sets me apart from others. I never feel like I’m working when I’m practicing my bass. I always feel relaxed and content with how things are.
It helps me express myself in lots of ways. And it helps with everyday life skills, like organization, math, and even video games!
Music gives me freedom. I can choose whatever song I want at performances, so I get to have fun on the piano. I like to learn new songs and different keys that are really cool.
Music means a lot to me. It lets me get to know the language of melody and the math of rhythm. It also helps me reach for my goals.
Music is a way I can express my feelings in a fun way. It is a great way for me to relax or just have fun.
To me, music is a passion that I truly enjoy and take seriously at the same time. Without music I would be miserable. I have gotten to the point where I realized music is going to make a huge impact in my life and I’m not playing to stop anytime soon.
Music is a fun part of my life. My teacher makes it so fun. She’s the best piano teacher.
Music is a way for me to express my thoughts and feelings without using words. It allows me to do and hear something I love no matter what mood I’m in, because there’s always a song for how you feel.
Music is my way of going into another world. A world where I can play something beautiful and no one can disturb me. It lets me express who I am and have feelings of comfort and relief. Music is my way of life.
Music lessons mean to work hard, have fun, and to enjoy singing and making music altogether with friends and family!
I like all the notes I learned. I like my teacher and I like learning new songs.
Music lessons mean to work hard and have fun. Also to learn about a specific instrument like guitar and voice.
Music lessons have not only taught me to play, but to live. (inspired by my music instructor Jacob)
I always look forward to coming to my guitar lessons every week. It is very enjoyable to learn and play music with a teacher that is one of the best at what he does. Playing guitar is my way of expressing myself, and my music lessons help me to do that.
Music lessons help me with my future and career, and help me discover my talent.
Music to me is rich colors of the world (beautiful music). It is calming, creates discipline, is exciting, and makes me proud. I learn teamwork in my Band, and participate in recitals. I love to sing and have fun with music. The teachers help me and communicate.
I like to play piano. I learn new songs. I like to play the songs that I like to listen to.
Playing the piano is like breathing. It is something that I can't live without.
I like music because it is fun to lay the piano a lot.
I love playing piano and singing! Music makes me happy! My teachers make lessons fun. I love learning new songs and performing.
I love music. It helps me stay myself. Some people say that they live to play music, but for me it's the other way around. I play music to live.
Music is a universal language that everyone can appreciate. It’s a way of expressing your feelings. Instead of saying it as words, you could use music!
It inspires me! I can express my feelings with it. All of my teachers have been really nice. Really fun to go to the performances.
Music to me is an outlet that I can express my musical creativity in.
Music lessons mean to me that I am working hard, focusing a lot. It is really fun doing piano lessons with my music teacher.
Music is important to me because you can express your feelings when you play it, and without music I wouldn’t be very happy or joyful. Also I can express my feelings to people without words.
Every time I go to class and accomplish a song, I like to feel the excitement. Playing the piano has also helped me in sports, and has helped me with hand-eye coordination. Music means a lot to me.
Music is a place where I can be free and do anything I want. I can soar and dream.
There’s a joy in music like no other joy in the world, and being able to express my music through the piano is very satisfying.
What music lessons mean to me is spending time with my teacher and learning new music pieces. Also being able to practice and have a talent. It can also be a lot of fun.
It inspires me to play music because music is fun to learn. It makes me happy to learn and hear music. I would really like to be a pro.You can learn a lot during the time of music lessons.
Music lessons have given me an outlet of expressing my feelings. It teaches me hand control. I love the teachers and the instruments I play. Music is really fun!
Music to me is a really entertaining hobby that I really enjoy because I love to listen and play music
Music to me is a really entertaining hobby that I really enjoy because I love to listen and play music
When I do a lesson I know in my mind that I'm learning something new and I'm memorizing so I can play that piece, and have fun on any piano.
The music lessons have helped me become a member of the Prestonwood Choir which was very important to my goals. My teachers guidance has also helped me regain much of my original range which I thought was lost forever. I believe that the teaching style, counseling, and positive demeanor of my teacher has provided the encouragement that prepared me to sing at my Dad's funeral last year, a very important and defining moment in my life. I have been given a renewed joy in music and the ability to submerse myself in the texture and depths of this art. Music is, once again, a mainstay in my life. Along with the learning experience I have found, I have discovered an environment of friends that I treasure. My thanks to all of you.
It means that I can learn something new and be myself around others, and be unique because I love to learn new things everyday all the time
Music lessons have taught me a lot in the past years. I really like it, I learn something new everytime, and the songs in the books are so much fun!
To me, music means freedom and expression. Music isn't a hobby, it's a lifestyle.
Music lessons mean a lot to me. They help me on the music stuff! So on a Tuesday morning in the school music class, I would know my stuff. So music lessons help in different ways. And plus, I love music, it is fun and it keeps me from being bored. I'm so so so glad I take music lessons here! :).
What music lessons mean to me is that my teachers think I have potential and they use their time to help me become a better singer. This means a lot to me because I want to be a famous singer when I grow up.
Music lessons have meant a lot to me because I love my teacher, and because she tells me to put my heart and soul into the music I play. The first time I started music lessons I didn’t know much about music, but now I really enjoy playing the piano and in the future I even consider composing music like Mozart or Beethoven.
Music Lessons have been fun and interesting for me. My mother likes when I play songs for her. On Christmas I played for her as well. My teacher is very nice. I just wait and wait for Tuesday because I love going to the Frisco School of Music for my lessons, because the staff and teachers are very wonderful to me I take my lessons seriously, and never give up on a song. My goal for piano is to play difficult songs fluently. MUSIC ROCKS!
It means that I can play the violin better and better and let other people enjoy it. Most people don't play it and I'm glad I got the chance to. I'm glad I have a teacher to teach me instead of learning on my own.
My son is in the Thurs. group lesson for piano. He has an exceptional teacher & has really motivated my son. We could not be happier with the class and the teacher as well.
Having been part of the FSM Faculty for two years now, the management is very good, and they have always been courteous and respectful. My relationship with students and their parents is extremely good.