Degree University
B.A. University of Detroit
M.A. University of Detroit
M.A. Wesleyan University
Ph.D. York University


Dr. Bakriges is both a pianist and ethnomusicologist. His fields of interest include the impact of African American music in Europe, as well as global practices and processes of musical improvisation. He is active as a pianist, composer, and arranger, and regularly performs and presents at conferences around the country and in Europe.