Bridget Wolf

Bridget Wolf

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New Age - Contemporary | Talent, Oregon, United States
Total Song Plays: 734   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Web video and story 9-17-09

Bridget makes the front page of the Ashland Daily Tidings along with a web video at the Tidings Cafe!

The Ashland Daily Tidings made a video of Bridget performing "Let's Make the Difference" on Monday, Sept. 14 at the Tidings Cafe! The story was published on the front page of the newspaper on Thursday, Sept. 17 !

Video:
http://www.dailytidings.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090917/MEDIA04/909179995

Story:
http://www.dailytidings.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090917/NEWS02/909170321


Bridget is "over the moon" excited !

And she is even voicing a few enthusiastic wolf-lady

HOOOOOWWWWWWWLLLLLLLLLS !!!

for all the world to hear !

Bio

What do you get when you invite Julie Andrews, Joan Baez, Enya, Alison Krauss and Loreena McKennitt over for the evening?

Check out Bridget's eclectic variety of spirited musical stylings to find out. Bridget's original music is a delightfully mystical mosaic of earthy folk songs, bluesy Broadway melodies, sensual and sultry torch songs, ambient new age piano solos; light-hearted, comedic songs as well as poignant story/songs to inspire social action.

Bridget Wolf is a singer/songwriter who plays piano, keyboards, hand drums and other percussion instruments. Her training in classical music and love of folk, pop, jazz, blues, Broadway and movie theme music infuses her songs and instrumental compositions.

As a professional, independent, solo musical artist, Bridget performs her original music as well as standards of popular and sacred music. She has shared her musical gifts in numerous coffeehouses, concert halls, churches and at festivals from coast to coast. She has also performed in Canada and Europe. She collaborates with other musicians and artists on recordings, in concerts, on cable TV and at festivals.

Bridget teaches private music lessons, teaches songwriting to classes of school children and leads creativity workshops. Her workshop series "Freeing Ourselves: Creative Expressions" has helped participants break free of patterns that were not serving their highest good and purpose.

Her musical and intuitive gifts have led to opportunities to work with individuals to assist them in their healing and transformation. Bridget does private sessions and leads group processes to assist people in overcoming lifelong blocks to health, happiness and abundance on all levels.

Background and accomplishments:

Bridget studied piano and voice from many teachers in the United States, Canada and Rome, Italy. In 1984 she graduated with a BA degree in music performance from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

She performed on Cable TV in New York City on several programs including "The Inquiring Naturalist" and "Music for the Earth." Her "Song of the Rising Sun" has been used as background music on numerous cable TV programs of "BARK for Mt. Hood" in Portland, Oregon.

Producer Arthur Aday at MCTV15.org invited Bridget to sing and drum on his program Arthur Talks, A Day in Telos 3 at the TV station located at College of The Siskiyous in Weed, California, on Wednesday, May 20.


Her music is featured on many You Tube videos including www.youtube.com/diannerobbins1, click on Tree Talk to hear part of Save Our Planet II in the intro and credits.

Her song "Healing Time" was published in "Songs for Peace" magazine in New York City.


Bridget has composed over 100 songs on a variety of themes. She is receiving notable recognition, awards and grants with her songwriting skills.

In the News: Contest Finalist

The UK Songwriting Contest media support email is media@songwritingcontest.co.uk

You can contact them for more details, logos, or verification of my position, etc.
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SONGWRITER BRIDGET WOLF is a Finalist in an International Songwriting Contest

All three of Bridget Wolf's songs that she entered in the UK Songwriting Contest placed high in the results that were announced Sept. 9, 2009. She was awarded a certificate for her position as Finalist in the Instrumental category for her piano solo "I'll Never Forget You." Finalist position means that her piano solo ranked in the top 2%.

The winners and the finalists of the internationally renowned UK Songwriting Contest get noticed by acclaimed music celebrities such as Simon Cowell, Sir Paul McCartney and other notable members of the music community.

The contest results letter to Bridget stated: "There were almost 6,000 entries this year and the most popular categories were the Adult Contemporary category, and the Pop, Rock/Indie and Folk/Country categories."

Bridget earned semi-finalist recognition for the other two songs she submitted. "Let's Make the Difference" made it to semi-Finalist position in the Adult Contemporary category. Her song "Life is Precious" made it to semi-finalist position in the Christian/Faith category. Semi-finalist position means these two songs ranked in the top 23%.

In the UK Songwriting Contest 2010 Bridget achieved three additional semi-finalist certificates and five commended entry certificates.

Her 2010 semi-finalists are: Dive Deep, Healing Time and Oceans and Trees.

Her 2010 commended entries were for the songs Autumn, A Birthday Song for You, Sweet Lover Baby, Together for Life and To Life.

In 2011, Bridget achieved semi-finalist ranking with her instrumental "Hope" and a commended entry certificate for her song "I Am You".



For more information from the Web site go to http://www.songwritingcontest.co.uk/

To understand the significance and honor of a finalist title, the following three paragraphs are quoted directly from the Web site.

"A GENUINE CHANCE TO GET NOTICED
The UK Songwriting Contest is dedicated to promoting the art of songwriting and the discovery of new talent. All entries are very carefully examined by experienced industry professionals and everyone has the chance to get noticed. We aim to provide maximum exposure and genuine opportunities and we are actively looking for promising writers. Many important people in the music industry follow this event closely, and past winners and finalists have been noticed by prominent members of the music community including Sir Paul McCartney and Simon Cowell.

In the worlds of Channel 4 Television - "The UK Songwriting Contest does what it says on the tin! This is a real chance for new songwriters to break into the music business."
(Channel Four Television - Ideas Factory)

Writers that show potential, whether they are contest winners or not, may be offered opportunities for publishing and career development." Quoted from the Web site http://www.songwritingcontest.co.uk/

Press Info

Contact Bridget Wolf in Oregon directly at 541-512-8862 or by Email: bridget@bridgetwolf.com

Similar Artists

Bridget Wolf's voice has the clarity of Julie Andrews. Her songs for social action are reminiscent of Joan Baez. The ballads have emotional content and delivery similar to Alison Krauss. Her new age instrumentals have qualities of Enya and her earth-connected songs remind folks of the music of Loreena McKennitt.

Influences

Early vocal influences include Julie Andrews, Judy Garland and Joan Baez. Windham Hill artists including George Winston were riding the same musical wave that Bridget tuned into while studying music at college where she composed her first new age instrumentals in 1983.