Cole Wagner

Get To Know Cole

Major: History and Theory of Architecture '22

Concentration: Medieval Studies

Cole is majoring in and writing his senior thesis on Medieval Gothic Architecture. He was born in Tokyo and raised in Westchester County, NY, where he was trained as a classical cellist. After spending a number of years performing, teaching, and learning at and with institutions that include El Sistema, The Latin American Cultural Council, Radio City Music Hall, and Juilliard, he decided to leave the classical music world and begin his undergraduate education at GS in 2016.

Cole is very involved in GS life, having served as an Orientation Leader since Spring 2017, worked as an ARC tutor in Music and Art Humanities since spring 2020, and served as a member of the 2019-2020 Senior Fund Committee. Outside of school, Cole enjoys good food, better friends, Formula 1 and endurance racing, and has a penchant for German watches since they’re less expensive than Swiss ones!