They expressed their disappointment and forced me to finish the year. After a while, I decided not to bring it up because a fight would result. Although it was tough, I was proud that I had stuck up for myself against my parents.
How did you stick up for yourself if they still forced you to finish the year?
I still help out with numerous tasks in the band room during my free period because I enjoy listening to the music.
You don't need this.
I think that this is much better.