Joseph Marcello says he knows playing drums is "what I want to do for the rest of my life."
He even dropped two courses this year to give himself extra practice time.
The Massena student is the 7 News Arts All-Star for November 2, 2017.
In college, he plans to connect with other musicians so he can play as much as possible.
"All I know is, I want to play drums."
Watch the video to learn more about him.