Originally Posted by Pollyanna
PFOG, it always amazes me when people say their parents were highly supportive of their drumming. After I'd been playing for 10 years they finally came to a gig and then they were better about it. I think it surprised them to see people actually enjoying my playing - in stark contrast to them and my neighbours.
Yep.....no idea how they put up with it.......to add insult to injury, my youngest sister also took up the violin.......both instruments sound less than angelic in the hands of novices!! With the benefit of hindsight, I just wished I had've actually spent more time listening
to my father's sage advice. Alas, I was a rebellious teenager who already knew everything........how does one teach an already wise 16yo??