Emily Hutchinson is an active performer and teacher in the Rochester area. Holding a B.S. in Music Performance from Roberts Wesleyan College, she enjoys teaching flute, piano, piccolo, and Irish penny whistle to all ages at the Roberts Community Music School and Dori’s Music Studio, performing with the RWC Community Orchestra, playing in the Catskills-based folk group Brookside Trio, and collaborating with musicians throughout the Northeast. Recent performances include Dances at MuCCC, Cobblestone Arts Center's "Celebrate Dance," the Rochester Early Music Festival, RCMS Faculty Recitals, Ad Hoc Music's event "Words and Music; Music and Words," and the Memory Café (Christ Church, London). This spring, she recorded ballads from the Great American Songbook with a jazz trio, vocalist Tommy Gearhart, and a full pops orchestra at the Eastman School of Music.
Emily has appeared as a concerto soloist with four orchestras, including the RWC Community Orchestra, Binghamton Community Orchestra, Binghamton Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Gordon Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, she was a winner of the National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir Competition, performing with Project Trio at the National Flute Association Convention in Washington, D.C.
Emily has performed in masterclasses with Jim Walker, Paul Edmund-Davies, Linda Chesis, Wissam Boustany, Elizabeth Ostling, Bonnie Bo-Kyung Kim, Ken-David Masur, Jennifer Dashnaw, and Jocelyn Goranson. She has continued her flute studies with Bonita Boyd at the Eastman School of Music.