a mezzo-soprano who
curates art song,
and teaches yoga in chicago
Two-time recipient of the Vocal Chamber Music Fellowship from Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago, Bridget trained with art song teachers Martin Katz, Nicholas Phan, Michelle DeYoung, Craig Terry, and Shannon McGinnis, among others. Now, as the co-founder of Chicago-based Fourth Coast Ensemble, she curates, produces, and performs art song programs throughout Chicago.
Bridget's professional stage credits include Opera Steamboat (Fox, The Cunning Little Vixen), Chicago Folks Operetta (Tangolita, Ball at the Savoy), Chicago Fringe Opera (Austin, The Great God Pan, world premiere), and Pittsburgh Festival Opera (Charlotte/A Little Night Music; Darlène/Night Caps International, world premiere). She holds a BM and MM from Oklahoma City University, where she sang Flora/La Traviata, Prince Orlofsky/Die Fledermaus, and Secretary/The Consul.
A seasoned yoga instructor, Bridget teaches regular group classes, special workshops, and private clients in Chicago. She has trained under Tiffany Cruickshank (Yoga Medicine 60-hr Shoulder Module, 2017; 60-hr Yin and Meditation, 2018) and Diana Oppenheim (Corepower Yoga, 200-hr Power Yoga, 2012). Bridget writes a blog called Meditation & Melismas exploring the crossover between the ancient practice of yoga and the contemporary classical singer's career.