Just as important is booking gigs and playing in public at every opportunity available. He should get his name out, play at coffeehouses, and meet music professors at the major universities. Once he does this, and proves that he is the competition (rather than just trying to keep up with it), opportunities will come to him. At that point, changing locations might be an issue.
Music Aspirations in High School
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