Music by Tony Bridgewater

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I am a freelance musician based near Birmingham in the West Midlands, with a particular interest in composing, piano accompaniment and orchestral conducting.


I'm really pleased that my website has received over 56,000 hits since the summer of 2011.


Please do take the time to send me a quick message via the contact page, to to discuss opportunities for future performances, writing new music for a specific group or event, or just to let me know who you are!

Welcome to the website of Tony Bridgewater,

composer, pianist, and conductor



April 2019

My song cycle 'Snowflakes', based on poetry by Emily Dickinson, received its first performance in a recital at Great St Mary's Church Cambridge. Paual Downes (Soprano), Tony Bridgewater (Piano)


October 2019

My new composition 'Huddersfield Overture' has been published by Forton Music, and will have its first performance on 6th June 2020 in a joint concert by the Huddersfield Windband and the National Flute Orchestra as part of the 'Local and Live' concert series


November 2019

I have completed completed 'Concert Piece no.2 for Piano and Strings', which  I shall play with the Hagley String Orchestra conducted by Jeremy Patterson during the summer of 2020


January 2020

I have written a new congregational setting of the Mass for St Benedict's Church Wombourne and its choir, directed by Sue Elphick. My carols 'Cradle Song at Bethlehem' and 'Christmas Bells', were also performed by the choirs of St Benedict's and St Mary's Kingswinford during the Christmas Season