1 Daddy Bubba, that lost his job,isn't paying for a beginner horn, really!?
2 Jr has way more important things to think about than trombone practice.
3 multiply points 1 & 2 by at least 40.
4 No football games = no band= band visibility= questioning relevance and importance
5 Keep repeating those 4 points before adding the many more. I wish that this is wrong, but am glad to have other "skills" just in case "band" becomes a dinosaur