As a solo pianist, Ryan Bridge has performed in a variety of venues around the world, including the Beijing International Music Festival and Academy, the Miami Music Festival, the Curtis Institute's Field Hall, Manhattan School of Music's Greenfield Hall (where he has given three full solo recitals), the Steinway Gallery of New Jersey and Steinway Hall of New York. Recently he has been sharing his music with his native area, giving concerts at the Belleville Public Library, the Montclair Music Club, and Montclair State University. As a collaborator, Ryan has performed alongside numerous singers and instrumentalists in recitals, and has been a frequent collaborator with Opera Theatre of Montclair. He recently performed alongside a semi-staged production of Le Nozze -
Di Figaro as part of the inaugural season of the New Jersey Vocal Arts Collaborative (NJVAC).
Ryan currently teaches piano and coaches singers privately, as well as serving on the faculty of the Montclair Music Studio, and before that he served on the faculty of Brooklyn Center for the Musical Arts in Bensonhurst. He is a graduate of the piano program of Manhattan School of Music where he transferred after studying composition for one year at Oberlin Conservatory. He studied at MSM with Alexandre Moutouzkine, and owes much to his long time mentor Michelle Kuo, who introduced him to serious study of piano. He is currently pursuing a Master's Degree at Montclair State University, where he studies with Lisa Yui. Ryan has performed in masterclasses with such notable pianists as David Dubal, Douglas Humpherys, Yoheved “Veda” Kaplinsky, and Jerome Lowenthal, to name just a few.