Step one: Review your motives that lead you to music study.
Step two: Do a time audit for a week. How much of your time was used to surf, watch TV, and other non-productive activities? My guess is reducing these activities by 20% would free up lots of time to practice.
Step three: Parents, consider clicking on the photo above. It links to an interesting article on internet use and teen behavior. The average teen uses 4.5 hours a day to surf.
You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.
I'm a professional pianist and music educator in West Toronto Ontario. I'm also a devoted percussionist and drum teacher.