Bridget Convey has found much fulfillment in exploring diverse styles of music and collaborating with living composers. She has been fortunate to work with composers such as Morton Subotnick, Mel Powell, James Tenney, Daniel Sonenberg, Gia Comolli, Richard Nelson, Don Stratton, Vineet Shende, Elliott Schwartz and many others. As a soloist and ensemble musician, Bridget has been heard at venues such as Lincoln Center (NYC); Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los Angeles, CA); Ojai Music Festival (CA); Maybeck Performing Arts Studio (Berkeley, CA); Percussive Arts Society International Convention (Columbus, OH); among many others.
For the past twenty years, Bridget has worked as a church musician for Lutheran Churches in California, the Wayne Community Church, and most recently at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Hallowell. Bridget received her Diploma from Mannes College of Music, NYC (Pre-college Division) 1989; BFA from State University of New York at Purchase 1993; and a MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in1997. Currently, she performs regularly with the Androscoggin Chorale, pianist Chiharu Naruse, percussionist Lynn Vartan, mezzo-soprano Joelle Morris and the VentiCordi Chamber Ensemble. Bridget serves as part-time faculty at UMF and adjunct faculty at Bates College.
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