Herb Pomeroy Contest Past Winners

Below is a list of past winners of the Herb Pomeroy Jazz Composition/Arranging Contest, along with videos of the winners' winning compositions and arrangements, which are performed by Berklee ensembles at the Berklee High School Jazz Festivals each year. 

To read more about the winners, visit Herb Pomeroy Contest Results on the Berklee High School Jazz Festival webpage.


2017—Ethan Moffitt

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra performs "Humpty Dumpty" as arranged by Ethan Moffitt, winner of the Herb Pomeroy Contest, at the Berklee High School Jazz Festival 2017.


2016—James Brandfonbrener

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra performs "Waltz for Last Summer" by James Brandfonbrener, winner of the Herb Pomeroy Contest, at the Berklee High School Jazz Festival 2016.


2015—Matt Wong

Listen to Matt Wong's "Against the Current," the Herb Pomeroy Contest–winning composition for 2015, performed by the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra.


2014—Matt Wong

The Berklee Rainbow Big Band performs "Prima Luce" by Matt Wong, winner of the Herb Pomeroy Contest, at the Berklee High School Jazz Festival 2014.


2013—Aditya Raguram

The Berklee Rainbow Big Band performs "Remember" by Aditya Raguram, winner of the Herb Pomeroy Contest, at the Berklee High School Jazz Festival 2013.


2012—Frank Rein

The Berklee Rainbow Big Band performs "I Think I'll Miss You Most of All" by Frank Rein, winner of the Herb Pomeroy Contest, at the Berklee High School Jazz Festival 2012.