On April 4, 2018, I found myself presenting a choral piece I had composed the previous semester at Ambrose University. I presented, explaining the details and process of composing the piece and the significance of each section, and then I turned my back on my audience as I conducted my piece in front of a live choir. There I was, presenting my own composition in the Ambrose Research Conference, with Harmony Through Harmony giving a live performance in front of my professors and peers. It was a surreal moment. “Soak it in,” I thought. “This is amazing.