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Barbara Hildreth-Bridgers

Barbara Bridgers smiling with a red sweater on and a tartan scarf

Adjunct Instructor - Applied Flute

Contact Information

Tyler Hall 028
[email protected]

Office hours

Fridays by Appointment

Barbara Hildreth-Bridgers has been adjunct instructor of Flute at SUNY Oswego since 2016. She has a Master’s degree in Flute Performance from Manhattan School of Music, New York, New York and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. Her teachers include John Barcellona, Thomas Nyfenger, Harold Bennett, Bernard Goldberg, Julius Baker and John Oberbrunner. Mrs. Hildreth-Bridgers has been the conductor of the Central New York Flute Choir since 1989. This choir performs in the Central New York area. The choir has premiered several pieces by their resident arranger, Brad Bridgers and other composers both nationally and internationally. Most recently, the choir premiered a work for Contrabass Flute and Flute Choir by Jelle Hogenjuis and Proch Music by Diane Jones. The SUNY Oswego Flute Ensemble has given performances at several student convocations and large ensemble concerts.

Applied Flute, Flute Ensemble
Conductor, Central New York Flute Choir

Formerly Performed with:
Freelance Musician with Albany, Binghamton and Syracuse Symphonies
Freelance Musician with Oswego and Tri-Cities Opera Orchestras



B.M. in Music Education: Syracuse University

M.M. in Flute Performance: Manhattan School of Music


John Barcellona
Thomas Nyfenger
Harold Bennett
Bernard Goldberg
Julius Baker
John Oberbrunner

Classes Taught

Applied Flute, Flute Ensemble