Dr. Carolyn Bridger

Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Camp

Concert soloist and principal keyboardist with the Tallahassee Symphony

Pianist Carolyn Bridger has concertized extensively as both soloist and collaborative artist on four continents. As a teacher and chamber music coach she is in great demand; her students have won many international competitions and prestigious awards, and are actively teaching and performing nationally and internationally.  During the spring semester 2012, Dr. Bridger served as Visiting Professor at Tainan National University of the Arts in southern Taiwan.  She has also served as Resident Program Director of the Florida State University Study-Abroad Program in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and taught at the FSU Study Centre in London.

A graduate of Oberlin, Indiana University and the University of Iowa, she also studied at the Mozarteum Akademie in Salzburg, Austria.  Dr. Bridger was the John Boda Professor of Piano and Chamber Music at the FSU College of Music where she established and directed the master’s and doctoral collaborative piano curricula until her retirement in 2010.  She continues to teach every summer at Interlochen Arts Camp and the Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop.