David T. Bridges is a New York City composer and clarinetist whose music is often driven by motivic transformations and unifies extended techniques with classic and narrative structures to provoke a visceral response. His music has been performed by groups including Del Sol, Contemporaneous, ensemble mise-en, Mivos Quartet, and Cadillac Moon Ensemble, and has presented at festivals including the Red Note Festival at Illinois State University, New Music on the Bayou Festival in Louisiana, Hot Air Music Festival at San Francisco Conservatory, and Composers Now Festival in NYC. He has taught at Brooklyn College, was the associate conductor of the CUNY Contemporary Music Ensemble, is on the Board of Directors for The Astoria Choir, developing collaborative programs with regional composers, and is the booking manager at Merkin Concert Hall.