Cos Natola is an award winning Canadian pianist, vocalist, composer, arranger, actor, playwright and novelist from Vancouver, British Columbia. After winning numerous music competitions as a teenager, Natola took the Grand Prize at the Esso Talent Festival held at the Pacific National Exhibition, and telecast live by CBC Television.
Two years later, following the suggestion of Canadian music legend Juliette, Natola entered the Du Maurier Search For Stars Competition held in Toronto, (also telecast) on CBC Television). After adjudicators selected 720 professional entrants from thousands of screened applicants from all across Canada, Natola was named as a Top-18 semifinalist, and eventually was declared an overall winner.
These awards led to more appearances on CBC-TV, including Timmy's Christmas Telethon, Dr. Bundolo, The Bob MacLean Show, New Year's Eve Live, and Vancouver Breakfast, and Natola shared the stage with many artists including Bobby Hales, Shari Lewis, Jim Carrey, Vikki Carr, Bob McLean, Pat Boone, Paul Williams (songwriter), Louise Mandrell, Patsy Gallant, Johnny Ferreira, Leon Bibb, members of the famed Boss Brass, Dal Richards. Red Robinson, Rick Honey, Iona Campagnolo and others. These appearances garnered positive reviews in both provincial as well as national publications.