Mr. Bridges has earned degrees from both Southeastern Louisiana and Tulane Universities. He has performed on stage with numerous companies, including Des Moines Metro Opera, Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre, and the New Orleans Opera in shows including, Puccini's La Boheme, Gounod's Romeo and Juliet, Sondheim's Sweeney Todd and Carlisle Floyd's, The Passion of Jonathan Wade, which marked his debut with Houston Grand Opera. He has also appeared with the Baton Rouge Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, New Orleans Symphony chorus, and with the LSU Symphony Orchestra and University choirs. He has appeared as tenor soloist for performances of both Mozart's and Verdi's Requiems, as well as Handel's Messiah. In 1991, Mr. Bridges was the local finalist for the Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions. He also keeps a very active solo and recital performance schedule in addition to being a member of the professional choir at Temple Sinai, Cantor at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, and the Associate Director of Vocal Activities at Covington High School in St. Tammany Parish.