Bridger Bush is an internationally performing active trumpet player and educator. While earning his degree from Utah State University he maintained a studio of students with skill ranges from beginner to college level. He also maintained a studio during his appointments in Central Oregon and now here in Austin Texas. His primary teachers have included Dr. Max Matzen and Travis Peterson.
Currently he is the principal trumpet in the Williamson County Symphony Orchestra and Austin Symphonic Band. Before holding positions in the Central Oregon Symphony Orchestra, Cascade Winds, American Festival Orchestra, Music Theater West, Utah Wind Symphony, and the Salt Lake Symphonic Winds.
Bridger is also very prolific in jazz and playing lead trumpet. He toured Switzerland, France, and Italy playing lead trumpet with the USU Jazz Orchestra. He has also played lead in groups like the Central Oregon Big Band, Larry Smith Kicks Band, and many others. He has also shared the stage with some modern jazz greats like Dave Douglas, Ulysses Owens Jr, and Corey Christiansen.
Bridger is living happily in Round Rock with his wife, cat, and dog.