OGDENSBURG, N.Y. (WWNY) - Gerard Powers remembers his first voice lessons.
"I was a disaster, I know that, but I grew on it and now it's two years later -- I feel I'm ready for the next step for my life in college."
The Ogdensburg senior is the 7 News Arts All-Star for January 6, 2020.
He has his sights set on becoming an opera singer, but even if his path changes, at least one thing will stay the same.
"If I go to college for music and something kicks me a different way," he said, "I will still play music, just because I love it."
Watch the video to learn more about him and to hear him perform.