Mom put her foot her foot through my drums at 15 yrs old.
Never allowed to play guitar or at the time my chosen instrument trumpet.
7 kids in the house so I was not allowed to make music.
So at 50 I started again....
The importance of music is lost on those who can't hear it.
At last I've found a woman who not only tolerates it but enjoys it. (married her immediately. (2 yrs ago).
Mind you she can tell me when I hit a wrong note too LOL
Parents need to know the importance of music and the positive benefits of indulging that passion. Music is one of the best things a young person can indulge in. In response to that mom, as an example: