GREGORY HUTTER (b 1971 )
Gregory Hutter holds degrees from Western Michigan University, the University of Michigan, and Northwestern University. He served on the DePaul University School of Music faculty from 2002 to 2019, and he is currently on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
His compositions have been performed by the Moravian Philharmonic, the Kiev Philharmonic, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, Camerata Chicago, DUO Stephanie & Saar, Musica Moderna (Poland), the Cassatt String Quartet, the Maia Quartet, the Julstrom String Quartet, the Callisto Trio, the Carpe Diem String Quartet, Duo Diorama, the Society for New Music (Syracuse), the Philovox Ensemble (Boston), Kantorei (Denver), pianists Winston Choi and Matthew McCright, Pinotage, Musica Nova (Israel), and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), among others.
Hutter has been the recipient of numerous awards and commissions, in addition to receiving grants and fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, the MacDowell Colony, the American Music Center and the Meet the Composer Foundation.
His debut full-length solo album was released as part of the Naxos ‘American Classics’ series in 2008. Individual compositions have also been recorded on various labels including Capstone Records, Navona Records and Innova Recordings. His music is available in print from Subito Music Distribution and E.C. Schirmer Music Company. Hutter’s many distinguished teachers have included Ramon Zupko, C. Curtis-Smith, Michael Daugherty, William Bolcom, Evan Chambers, Martin William Karlins, Alan Stout and Marta Ptaszyńska.