Deirdre Hutton

Deirdre Hutton is an avid solo, chamber and orchestral violinist. She has performed at numerous music festivals throughout the United States including the National Repertory Orchestra, National Orchestral Institute, and the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival. In addition, Hutton has performed in numerous orchestras in the U.S. and Europe, including the New World Symphony in Miami, the Schlossfestspiele Chamber Orchestra in Heidelberg, Germany, the North Carolina Symphony, the Charleston Symphony, the Eastern Music Festival Philharmonia, and the Knoxville Symphony. She was assistant concertmaster of the Roanoke Symphony. 

In addition to her graduate and undergraduate studies, Hutton performed under Itzhak Rashkovsky as a member of the Haydn Chamber Symphony of London and as concertmaster of the Imperial Collegium Musicum Ensemble.

Hutton is a founding member of the Poinsett Piano Trio and has played concerts throughout the U.S., New Zealand and Germany.

Name Title Description


String Ensemble


String Quartet


String Methods

Designed to produce a level of proficiency needed to teach violin, viola, cello and bass in the public schools.


Literature of the Instrument

Survey of the musical literature of a particular performance area. Students (typically performance majors) channel their research and study toward their own performance specialty and survey the general body of compositions written for that medium

It is my belief that in order to be a convincing communicator of music one must be completely secure with the fundamentals of their instrument. It is my job for the student to understand exactly how to control their instrument and therefore be able to play whatever is placed in front of them.

Northwestern University
Eastman School of Music
Training Under
Almita Vamos and Roland Vamos
Northwestern University
Oleh Krysa
University of Rochester

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