Bruce Bergh is a Chicago based free-lance composer, musician & producer.

There are six areas of music that support him.  Live performance, studio work, piano tuning, piano instruction, licensing, and download sales.    Explore these areas by clicking on the words above.

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Bruce Bergh’s Valentines Day 2014 CD release, “Night Life”, is a collection of original “Romantic Harmonies from the Big City”, written between 2011-13 as a nightlife entertainer in some of Chicago’s finest dining establishments.  Bergh performs with piano and vocal stylings with several tracks being augmented by full orchestra & horns in the Jazz Vocal genre.  As a composer, Bergh strives for memorable melody lines accompanied by jazz harmonizations and a positive message.   MP3 downloads are now available!

Bruce Bergh’s 2013 re-release of the “Christmas Time of the Year” CD is also available on Google Play, iTunes and RadioAirplay (Jango) for downloading, as two new TV movies featured his music during the 2013 holiday season.

Bergh began touring at the age 23, and has performed in every state in the US, as well as hosted several musical events throughout the Caribbean. While representing several high profile music technology firms, Bergh has had the opportunity to work with Bob Moog, Ray Kurzweil, Stevie Wonder, Manhattan Transfer, Ray Charles, Floyd Cramer, Kenny Rogers, Take 6, Boys 2 Men, Kansas, and many other famous names. 

Some of Bergh’s earlier career highlights include playing organ for the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, being the official organist for Hillside Theater while in High School, being the on-call pianist/vocalist for Willow Creek Community Chapel events, and leading worship and performing in many top churches, theaters and convention centers across the United States.  Bergh most recently played over 100 engagements with Midnight, one of Chicago’s most popular horn cover bands 2012-2014.

Bergh studied at Sherwood Music School and the University of Chicago, and has written hundreds of songs, commercial music and jingles, as well as arranged music for a large number of clients through the years at his three recording studios.  As a professor of Music Technology, Bergh taught in four universities, done clinician work for MTNA, MENC, and NAMM conventions, and founded The Bergh Institute of Music Technology in 1999. ( and

Playing organ for Chicago Cubs/Wrigley Field 1980s

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Composer for many diverse musical genres.  Check out some of the tunes below, or go to the Recordings page for additional selections.

Recording Artist in piano & vocal, as well as arranger & programer for most of the tunes below.

Performer as a pianist single, singing jazz standards, pop favorites & originals; and occasional keyboardist for Midnight, a  “real horn” band, performing danceable covers of Classic Rock, R&B, & Top 40.  See Schedule.

Producer creating music beds for singer/songwriters, and music for media.   See the Clients page.

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Bruce Bergh’s Discography:

Variety Pack 20 Bruce Bergh writes in a variety of genres. Here is a collection of songs recorded between 2011-2014 that show Bergh's ability to adapt to various musical styles. Most were written to fulfill a specific market need for film, television, or commercial situations. August 3, 2014

Night Life” a collection of Romantic Harmonies From The Big City.  Jazz-Vocal styled originals.  Valentine’s Day 2014

Re-release of  Christmas Time of the Year” with three new original recordings: “Jimmy’s Housetop”, “It’s The Jingle of the Bells”, and “Personal Santa”  November 2013

25 Songs of Summer” Compilation album featuring “Tropical Hideaway” released by Tunecore on Memorial Day 2012

Taxi Portfolio 2011” is an eclectic collection of tunes written for Taxi A&R in 2011

Christmas Time of the Year” a CD collection of Christmas originals released in November 2011

Christmas Time of the Year” a single released on iTunes 2010

Family Album” a CD collection of music written about the Bergh family released in 2010 as an Independent Artist

Paradise” a CD collection of original Contemporary Christian (CCM) songs released in 2009 by BIMT Studios.

Body Language” a 45 single released in 1988 by Rednose Records

DuBois Boys” a 45 single released in 1988 by Rednose Records

Media Licensing/Placements

Song: “It’s A Wonderful Life


Premiere: APRIL 15, 2015

Song: “Christmas Time of the Year

Movie: Snow Bride” - Hallmark Channel

Premiere: NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Song: “Christmas Time of the Year

Movie: Christmas in the City” - Lifetime Channel

Premiere: DECEMBER 7, 2013

2015 Taxi forwards

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April 15, 2015:  Bruce composed music for the movie INDEMAND, now playing in the Chicago market.  Lyrics were penned by the director, Van Gray.  The song, “It’s A Wonderful Life” is streamed below...

Bruce Bergh’s original song & recording, “Christmas Time of the Year” was featured in the Hallmark Christmas movie “Snow Brideand the Lifetime movie, “Christmas In The City”  The song was written 12/1/2010, inspired by the first Chicago snow fall that went on to bury dozens of cars on Lake Shore Drive. 

April, 2015- Spring promotions have begun at WBBM & WGN radio stations for Advocate Roofing.  Hear the creation of Bruce Bergh below.  Recording and editing was completed last fall for the project.

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