It's Juilliard or bust for Oro Valley teenPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Oro Valley teen Trevor Barroero, 17, is one of only 16 percussionists worldwide selected to participate in a summer program at the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City.
Sunday night Trevor hosted a fundraiser to help cover tuition and travel costs.
"Throughout my whole percussion career, my mom has been my major support. She's the one that hauls everything and the one that pays for my drum lessons and stuff like that. So, this is not only my thanks to her, but to say, 'Hey mom, I'm going to try and raise this money myself,'" said Barroero.
The summer program runs for two weeks starting July 17.