Nicholas Hutchinson has performed throughout the United States as both
collaborator and soloist. Concert appearances this year will take Dr.
Hutchinson to Michigan, Ohio, Texas, California and Washington. He has
been a prizewinner in the Kosciuzko Foundation National Chopin
Competition and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and was
a finalist in the Oberlin International Piano Competition.
Hutchinson is a founding partner of Collaborative Works, a vocal
coaching studio and collaborative arts institute in Chicago. He is also
co-director of Friends Music Camp, a Quaker-based music camp for middle
and high school students. A passionate teacher, Dr. Hutchinson has
maintained a private studio for the past decade and has taught at a
number of educational institutions in Michigan, including the
Steppingstone School for the Potentially Gifted and the Chelsea Center
for the Arts. His former teachers include Martin Katz, Louis Nagel, and
Arthur Greene at the University of Michigan and Yong Hi Moon at
Michigan State University.
Besides his musical interests, Dr.
Hutchinson has a degree in computer science and his study of the
Japanese language resulted in his being awarded an Outstanding Student
of Japanese Language Study Tour at the Kansai Cultural Center in Osaka,