Pianist, composer, recording artist and educator - Brian Golden was born in New York City and makes his home in Colorado and Florida. As a solo pianist, Golden's albums have aired on music networks and radio stations throughout the world including Pandora, Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and Whisperings Radio. A classically-trained pianist, Golden is a graduate of the Crane School of Music at Potsdam, New York where he earned the Performer's Certificate in Piano as well as induction into the honorary music organization Kappa Delta Pi. Among his many musical influences Golden includes J.S. Bach, Frederic Chopin, George Gershwin, Bela Bartok, Glenn Gould, Keith Jarrett, Hoagy Carmichael, Scott Joplin and The Beatles.
In addition to his piano albums, Golden has also written music for dance and film and produces “Little Ballets to Dance and Play” with his wife Christy, a classically-trained dancer and illustrator. Their album Fairy Light, is a recipient of a "Parents' Choice Award." Golden has written a collection of pieces entitled 24 Preludes for the Piano in Major and Minor Modes, in the tradition of J.S. Bach and Frederic Chopin - available on this website.
Golden is the Music Composition Coordinator, and Instructor of Piano and Music Composition at Colorado Academy in Denver, where he has taught since 2000.