Cole George 21, from Melbourne, Florida, is currently a senior at the Eastman School of Music, studying bassoon performance with George Sakakeeny. He is a substitute bassoonist for Symphoria Orchestra of Central NY and the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra of Florida. Cole spends his summers attending music festival including the Sarasota Music Festival, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and Eastern Music Festival, where he was a finalist for the Concerto Competition. Cole plans on continuing his education and pursing a Master of Music degree.