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Michael James Thomas Hoffman

Michael Hoffman is a high school Sophomore and Roman Catholic from Erie Pennsylvania. He enjoys playing and composing music, redrafting his incomplete novels, running, and Taekwondo sparring.

Ashamed to Play So Well? What Plutarch Gets Right About Musicians and Pride

 Musicians are not usually the most humble people you’ll meet. I will never forget my bitter annoyance when one of my fellow orchestra members in middle school was appointed concertmaster in our intermediate level children’s orchestra. What had she done to deserve being placed above me? I went so far as to propose a violin

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