Victor Gould grew up in Los Angeles, California and began playing piano at the age of four. While attending the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, he augmented his studies at the Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program, and was selected for the Brubeck Summer Institute Program. Gould recently completed his undergraduate degree at Berklee College of Music, where he was the recipient of the Herbie Hancock Presidential Scholarship. Gould's honors include the 2009 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award and a 2006 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition semifinalist. As a member of the Donald Harrison Quartet, Gould recorded three CD's and a DVD, and toured the United States and Europe. He has also performed Ralph Peterson, Terence Blanchard, Branford Marsalis, Nicholas Payton and others.