A gifted violinist and graduate of Juilliard returns to the small town where she grew up. By chance, she meets a veteran wounded in Afghanistan who also has a different background with the violin. Marianna does what she can to help Will with his depression.

Marianna grew up in a small town and when she graduated from high school her whole world opened up more than she had dreamed possible. With so many different popularities in music these days, she wasn’t sure where her love and talent for the violin and classical music would take her. She was offered and accepted a full scholarship to Juilliard in New York City. Her incredible gift with the violin enabled her to complete the four year program in a little more than two years. During a concert solo performed by Mariana one of her instructors commented by saying, “if angels played violins, this is what they would sound like.” Before she completed her education, she is offered several positions with famous stringed quartets around the world.

She decides to return home and open a studio of her own where she also formed a stringed quartet with a few friends from high school. “I was thinking about taking our quartet in a new direction, a direction that would expand our horizons and give us, as a group, more exposure.” Marianna loves giving back to the community, so she and her quartet play for free for various homes for the aged and charitable organizations.

The director of a veterans affairs center in another city heard about Marianna and wanted to know if she would be interested in performing for the center.“I was wondering if you would like to have a concert and perform for our veterans here at the center?”

“Oh I think that would be a wonderful idea Mr. Lawson.  I know I would, and I’m sure my quartet would also, consider it an honor to play for some of our nation’s heroes.” Arrangements are made and for the first time the quartet is going to entertain an audience of younger people.

"Tonight for the first time in public we’re going to do something a little different. I realize that classical music may not suit everyone’s taste and that’s okay,” Mariana tucks her violin under her arm, “I have taken several classical compositions and arranged them in such a way to create a fusion of classical music with classic rock. I know I’m not the first one to do this but I hope you find my variations unique. This first selection is dedicated to our nation’s heroes and I simply call it Champions.”

It is here she meets Will, a kindred, but broken spirit because of his war injury. “After listening to you play your violin an idea came to me that perhaps if he had someone of his caliber or better to play music with, it may go a long way in helping him deal with his issues, and I think it would be good therapy for him.” They have several more practice sessions before going out to dinner and classical concert. Love is in the air.

One day Marianna arrives at the center only to find Will being kissed on the cheek by a very beautiful and very pregnant woman. In her outrage she leaves without an explanation. The following morning the pregnant woman shows up at Marianna’s front door and after a logical explanation, everything is good again.

Marianna helps Will turn his life around and beat his depression by using a little ‘music therapy’ and the moral of the story, if there is one, is true love has the power to accomplish anything, anything at all.

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