Awards & Recognition

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Cole has received several awards and national recognition for his neo-classical style compositions and performances including:

2019 - Gold Award - Golden Key Music Festival of the United States.  - "Theme in Variations in E flat Minor" 

2019 - 2nd Place AwardEric Steiner Composition Competition - "Ballad No. 3 in C Minor"    

2018 - Showcase Spotlight Award - NJ State Teen Arts Festival - Chopin: "Mazurka in A Minor" 

2018 - 1st Degree Award - Golden Key Music Festival Piano Composition Competition  - National Division - "Ballade No. 2 in B Major"  

2018 - Silver Award - Golden Key Music Festival of the United States.  - "Ballade No. 2 in B Major"  

2018 - Silver Award - South Jersey Music Teachers Assoc. Piano Technique Competition - "Burgmuller: Tarantella, Op. 100 No. 20

2017 - 3rd Degree Award - Golden Key Music Festival Piano Composition Competition - "Rhapsody No. 1 in F Minor" 

2017 - 1st Place - Eric Steiner Composition Competition  -  "Tango in D Minor"

2016 - 2nd Place - Eric Steiner Composition Competition - "Impromptu No. 2 in D Minor"            

2015 - 2nd Place - Eric Steiner Composition Competition - "Nocturne No. 6 in G Minor"