Why do teenagers have a strong attachment to music but view their band/choir/general music requirement as something to get out of the way?
This really boggles me. As a teenager myself, I see my friends constantly posting stuff about how music is their life and how they fangirl over bands they like, and how it "saves their life." Ironically, though, most teenagers in the general population of a school don't enjoy school music (choir/band). A theory I have is that they have a low self-confidence in their ability and they enjoy just listening and idolizing others and have limited confidence in their own, or that they dislike classical music because it is so different (although it's actually very much like pop music, with similar structure). So I'm wondering, what is your take on this ironic hate of school music?