Orange Coast College
Brian Gould began his performance career early: at age nine, he appeared in his orchestral debut; while still in his
teens, he performed before a sold-out Hollywood Bowl. He has appeared with orchestras throughout the United States, and
given critically acclaimed solo recitals in the US, Canada, Latin America and Europe. He has also performed live on
radio, television, and by invitation for celebrities including Merv Griffin and President Gerald Ford.
Brian Gould is a passionate advocate for the application of Internet-based technology in education. His lectures and
articles on this topic have appeared in American Music Teacher, Electronic Musician, and other national magazines. He
holds a doctoral degree in music from the University of Southern California, where the faculty presented him their
highest award as Outstanding Doctoral Graduate of the Year. Presently, he oversees the keyboard program at Orange Coast
College as well as maintaining a private studio and teaching online.
Brian Gould is an Orange County native and fourth-generation Californian, savoring all the area has to offer in outdoor
activities, including hiking, cycling, crosscountry skiing, and water sports, which he enjoys regularly in the company of
friends and with his two children, Victoria and Thomas.