If you're finishing up your sophomore or junior year of high school, you're probably looking forward to the start of summer vacation and all the fun and relaxation that comes along with it. Which you deserve! You work hard in school and summer is a great time to decompress and do the things that you like to do without the stress of homework or early wake-up times.
I encourage you to take some time to unwind and enjoy yourself, but I will say this: if you love playing music and think you might want to pursue it further after high school graduation, use this summer to your advantage. Try doing one or more of the following this summer: