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Music by Tony Bridgewater

KAB 2020

Welcome to the website of

Tony Bridgewater

composer, pianist, and conductor

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

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March 2020

I completed a commission from the Methodist Church, Bewdley, to compose a Fantasia on hymn tunes connected with the words 'O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing' for their 175th Anniversary


June 2020

I wrote a four movement 'Trio for Flute, Oboe and Clarinet' to be published by Forton Music.

I have also prepared my 'Memories of Scotland', 'Elegy for Piano' and 'Suite for Piano ' for publication


July 2020

I composed a short piece for a Flute Anthology celebrating the birthday of Lynne Williams for Forton Music 'Rondeau des Perruches'


September 2020

I made a new recording of Andrew Downes' 'Violin Sonata' with Anna Downes, as part of the celebrations of his 70th birthday which took place online

I was able to give two piano recitals in Stourbridge and Rugby during the brief gap between the 2 lockdowns!

I was invited to become the new Chair of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Association


November 2020

I composed 'Christmas Reflections' for Anna Downes and her 'Music for Sanctuary' series, one of several concerts we gave and recordings we made together


June-December 2020

I completed the short score of a new 40 minute orchestral work which I shall begin scoring in the new year