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Finalists Named for 2019 American Pianists Award

Kenny Banks, Jr., Emmet Cohen, Keelan Dimick, Dave Meder and Billy Test have been announced as the finalists for the Cole Porter Fellowship

Kenny Banks, Jr.
Kenny Banks, Jr.
Emmet Cohen
Emmet Cohen
Keelan Dimick
Keelan Dimick
Dave Meder
Dave Meder
Billy Test
Billy Test

The American Pianists Association revealed the five finalists vying for the Cole Porter Fellowship: Kenny Banks, Jr., Emmet Cohen, Keelan Dimick, Dave Meder and Billy Test.

The Cole Porter Fellowship is awarded every four years to a young American jazz pianist. The winner of the 2019 American Pianists Awards will receive a prize valued at more than $100,000 including cash, two years of career assistance, a media and performance tour, a recording contract with Mack Avenue Records, and other opportunities.

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