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Mindful Music Piano Break featuring Bridget Hough

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Semel Institute Auditorium

720 Westwood Plaza

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Take a Piano Break with Bridget Hough, concert pianist, performing classical pieces by Mendelssohn, Chopin, and Rachmaninov in the middle of your work day!

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Bridget Hough is a versatile classical pianist known for her sensitive artistry and lyrical approach to the keyboard. Equally at home in solo, chamber, and collaborative repertoire, she has played for music festivals in the United States and abroad, and is engaged regularly for recording projects, competitions, and performances.

Bridget has played for masterclasses with Stephanie Blythe, Alan Smith, Graham Johnson, Martin Katz, and Margo Garrett, Leonidas Kavakos, Roberto Diaz, Eduardo Villa, and the St. Lawrence, and Emerson String Quartets. She has been an invited pianist for several summer festivals, including SongFest at the Colburn School, the Schubert-Institut in Austria where she worked with renowned pianists Helmut Deutsch, Julius Drake, and Roger Vignoles, and the prestigious Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar where she was a fellow for two seasons.

Committed to new music, Bridget has performed works by many contemporary composers, including Tom Cipullo, Juliana Hall, Jake Heggie, Libby Larsen, John Musto, and Thea Musgrave, among others.

Bridget was awarded her Doctor of Musical Arts in Keyboard from the University of California, Santa Barbara where she also received a Master of Music in Keyboard, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree, summa cum laude.

Bridget serves as the Executive Recruiter at UCLA where she is responsible for developing and overseeing the executive recruitment function for academic and senior level administrative positions in the medical school and hospital system.

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