Barbour wins audio Gold

Nov 01, 2018
Cole Barbour holds his student recording competition Gold Award certificate.

Montreal — Cole Barbour, a 2013 graduate of Oceanside High School, received a Gold Award at the Audio Engineering Society’s Convention last month in New York.

Barbour received a bachelor’s degree in music in 2017 from McGill University and is in his second year of pursuing a master’s in sound engineering at Schulich School of Music at McGill University. This summer, he worked at Tanglewood in the Berkshires (summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra); his award-winning recording of Andris Nelsons conducting the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in Haydn’s Symphony 97 was made during that time.

The Gold Award is given to recordings “artistically and technically extraordinary by professional standards [that] could be award worthy in the marketplace as a commercial release.” Barbour’s winning entry can been enjoyed via a video on YouTube.

Barbour was a busy performing musician during his youth on the Midcoast. His primary instrument in guitar, although he also plays keyboard and studied cello at the Bay Chamber Music School.

Comments (1)
Posted by: Helen Plourd | Nov 02, 2018 05:28

Congratulations, Cole!!

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