The good news is your youngster loves music, has talent, and wants to learn to play. The rest of it is, well, he wants to play the drums. No scratchy violin, no squeaky saxophone, and no Pachelbel Canon in D on piano. Yes, there is the noise of drumming, and yes, the neighbors might complain. But drumming is a terrific skill. Before you run out to get someone their first set, consider these factors.