Gregory Hutter, Composer

Recent Highlights

2015

Gregory Hutter’s Duo Concertante for Flute and Piano was performed this summer by flutist Tabatha Easley (faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University) and pianist Rick Masters (faculty at Virginia Tech) at the 43rd Annual National Flute Association Convention held in Washington D.C. on August 14.

2014

The first book of Hutter’s Melancholy Rags was performed by pianist Avguste Antonov live on Kansas Public Radio on October 7.  The complete broadcast can by heard here:  http://kansaspublicradio.org/live-performance/avguste-antonov-piano

Gregory Hutter’s song cycle Spirits of the Dead for soprano, cello and piano was performed by Virginia Tech faculty members Ariana Wyatt, Benjamin Wyatt and Tracy Cowden at Second Annual Parma Music Festival held in Portsmouth, N.H. on August 15.

The first book of Hutter’s Melancholy Rags was performed by pianist Avguste Antonov in a recital at the Bulgarian Ambassador’s Residence, presented by the Embassy Series on June 12 in Washington D.C.

Gregory Hutter’s song cycle Spirits of the Dead for soprano, cello and piano was performed on January 25 in Washington, D.C. at the New Voices Festival held at the Catholic University of America.

2013

Gregory Hutter’s choral work Winter Song was recently performed by Kantorei, a nationally recognized choral ensemble based in Denver on December 16 at St. John’s Cathedral in Denver.  A review of the concert can be found at http://www.thescen3.org/superb-exciting-program-kantorei/

Gregory Hutter’s three recently published song cycles for soprano and piano featuring poetry by Carl Sandburg were reviewed in the March 2013 edition of the Journal of Singing (NATS).  Judith Carman writes “Some particularly effective examples are "Lost" and "Limited" from Chicago Songs, "Window" and "Nocturne in a Deserted Brickyard" from Fogs and Fires, and "Fog" from Handfuls.”  The full review can be found at the composer’swebsite:  http://gregoryhutter.com/press/

2012

Gregory Hutter’s song cycle Spirits of the Dead for soprano, cello and piano was performed by Virginia Tech faculty members Ariana Wyatt, Benjamin Wyatt and Tracy Cowden at West Virginia University on October 20 and again at Bowling Green State University on October 21.  The work was commissioned by Virginia Tech in 2009.

The first book of Hutter’s Melancholy Rags is being performed several times this fall by Texas-based pianist Avguste Antonov in recitals at Benedictine College, Texas A&M University, Youngstown State University, Heidelberg University and the University of the Incarnate World.

Gregory Hutter's Deploration for String Orchestra as recorded by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra will be released on "Dimensions," a compilation CD of music for string orchestra on Navona Records (NV5895) on November 13.