POSTPONED: Christopher Hutton, Deirdre Hutton and David Rhyne
About the Artists:
Christopher Hutton is the cellist of the Greenville-based Poinsett Piano Trio. He performs regularly for South Carolina Bach and in the Greenville Symphony. Originally from New Zealand, Christopher is a graduate of Boston University and the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music where he studied with Leslie Parnas, Paul Katz, and Steve Doane. He taught at the University of Rochester, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the University of Delaware before joining the faculty at Furman, where he is Professor of Cello. At Furman, he teaches cello, chamber music, and courses in history and literature.
Deirdre Hutton has enjoyed an active career as a teacher, chamber musician, and orchestral player. She is Instructor of Violin and String Chamber Music at the South Carolina Governor’s School of the Arts and Humanities and interim Music Department Chair. She studied at the Eastman School of Music with Oleh Krysa, earned a Masters of Music at Northwestern University as teaching assistant to Roland and Almita Vamos, and pursued intensive private study with Itzhak Rashkovsky of the Royal College of Music in London. Deirdre is the violinist of the Poinsett Piano Trio, with which she has performed in the US, Germany, and New Zealand.
David Rhyne, organist, choral conductor, and teacher, is a graduate in organ performance from Lenoir-Rhyne University and the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. David subsequently earned the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in choral conducting from the Frost School of Music of the University of Miami.
David was instrumental in bringing the South Carolina Bach Choir to Greenville in 2014 and has, since then, served as the founding artistic director for S.C. Bach, South Carolina’s Bach Society.