The next time you hear the name Trevor Hoen, you will remember more than just his age or that he's from a small town called Yachats in Oregon. Trevor embodies the gift of music through a soul of depth and maturity beyond his years. He is a prolific writer who has written over 50 songs, with at least 500 songs in the working stages. His inspiration stems from the eras of Pop, Soul, Gospel, Country,
and R & B. He enjoys the music of such artists as: Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney Houston, Beyonce Knowles, and countless others. The artist closest to his heart, though, is Mariah Carey. A great deal of her essence is engraved in the influence of Trevor's music. One of his favorite songs by Mariah Carey is entitle Petals, an obscure track. But Trevor never ceases to see the ingenuity and passion behind the often forgotten songs of famous artists.
So, how did it all begin for Trevor? Well, at age 10, after hearing the breathtaking voice of Mariah Carey, Trevor knew his dream was to pursue music, singing and writing. He began writing his own songs at the age of 11, and shortly after, stunned his own family with his new talents. One day, he was singing in his living room, the first song he ever wrote. His mother asked him if the song he was singing was from the radio. “I wrote the song himself,” replied Trevor to his mother. The piece brought tears to his mother's eyes, and she told him that he had a great gift, and to use it From that day forward, Trevor knew he was truly serious about pursuing his dream. He got one step closer to that dream in 2008, when he sent one of his songs to a songwriting company called Paramount Group. Although the first attempt was unsuccessful, Trevor never gave up, and sent another song to the company. After a long wait, they finally contacted him, sending him a contract to have a professional singer perform a demo tape of Trevor's song Glance. He was so proud, as was his family, who love the song profusely. Trevor experienced more success when he took part in an online singing competition called Idol Search. He made it to the top 4 out of 28 participants.
Trevor is the full embodiment of a true singer He doesn't restrict his talent simply to events, but sings nearly everywhere he goes. Most everyone who meets him loves and is amazed by his voice
Besides having extraordinary talent, Trevor is blessed with a loving family and strong support system. He is from a family of 8. He has 6 siblings. One of them passed at age 4. Trevor often babysits his siblings, too many times to count, in fact. He grew up home schooled, but attended public school from kindergarten to second grade, and for a year in seventh grade. He was often teased by kids because of his emotion and passion toward everything he does. But that didn't discourage Trevor. Trevor utilizes many popular online venues to build his fan base. He connected with the world by creating a MySpace music page, and a popular YouTube page where he not only posts his original music, but collaborates with other YouTube artists. He currently has 500+ subscribers, and continues to gain more new fans and supporters each day.
He is a friend, a supporter of other artists, and a true fan of music. Trevor knows that his gift wasn't just happenstance. With a powerful connection with God, he is able to share this gift each day. His personal struggles have also helped shape him into the artist he is destined to be. Trevor hopes to move to Portland, Oregon in the future to further his career in music
As a young gay person, Trevor is determined to change the world one song at a time. His passion and undeniable regard for life is unparalleled. This gift will go unvarnished as long as the world appreciates music. Trevor is one of many extraordinarily talented artists who have a place in this world for many years to come.
Dreams are proof that people believe in the impossible, and when they chase their dreams into reality;
they prove the unbelievers wrong. [Trevor Hoen]