Ever since Melanie Kabia was pregnant with her now 7-year-old son, Noah, she knew he'd have a musical life ahead of him.
"He was drumming in my stomach," she said. "[He was] never letting me sleep."
When he was little, Noah would arrange toys in his room like a drum set, she said.
A video on her phone has Noah, at 3, playing on a drum set at a music school. When she was asked how long he was taking lessons, she said he hadn't.
Noah says drumming is just his thing — he wants to be a drummer when he grows up — along with running and playing with Legos in his Lego-themed bedroom. In a room across the hall is his five-piece drum set,...