Pianist Taylor Hutchinson frequently appears with both singers and instrumentalists, in repertoire ranging from Baroque opera to contemporary chamber music and musical theater. An avid pianist of art song and opera, Dr. Hutchinson has performed and coached at the Bay View Music Festival, Musiktheater Bavaria, the Druid City Opera Workshop, and the Franco-American Vocal Academy. She was the music director and pianist for Mozart’s Così fan tutte for the Rochester NY-based initiative Midsummer Night Opera. In summer 2016 she attended SongFest in Los Angeles, where she worked with collaborative pianists Margo Garrett, Martin Katz, and Roger Vignoles. She made her NPR debut as a fellow at SongFest’s inaugural Hidden Valley Winter Institute in January 2017 under the mentorship of Sir Thomas Allen and Graham Johnson, performing excerpts from Winterreise and Die Schöne Müllerin.
Hutchinson recently completed her DMA in Collaborative Piano at Arizona State University, where she studied with Andrew Campbell and was on staff with ASU Music Theatre and Opera. She holds a Master’s degree from the Eastman School of Music in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music, studying with renowned pianist and pedagogue Jean Barr.
More information about Taylor can be found at taylorhutchinsonpianist.com.