Concert-accordionistMichael Bridge, one of CBC’s “30 Hot Classical Musicians Under 30”, is internationally renowned for his commanding stage-presence and versatility. He made his solo orchestral debut with the Boston Pops at 17 and tours frequently in Europe and the Americas, giving over 100 concerts per year. He received the Lieutenant Governor’s Emerging Artist medal (Alberta), and won the Canadian Digital Accordion Championships and the University of Toronto Concerto Competition, where he is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in accordion performance with Joseph Macerollo. He is a frequent guest-lecturer at universities across Canada on topics relating to the Business of Music and Composing for Accordion. Michael continually performs new music and has premiered over 30 works. He has been recorded and profiled by CBC, CTV and the Toronto Star, and is very grateful for the support of the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Sylva Gelber Foundation. (Read more)

Michael Bridge 2010-2018