Instructor of Music / Opera Workshop, Voice, Vocal Literature NWC 1999
Doreen Hutchings spent several summers at Chautauqua Institute as a voice and opera scholarship recipient. A winner of the southeastern Metropolitan Opera Auditions, Hutchings has performed with the Virginia Opera Association, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra & Festival Choir, Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra, and Buffalo Symphony Orchestra. Her opera directing credits include full productions of Die Fledermaus, The Marriage of Figaro, and Orfeo. She produces and directs the NWC Opera Workshop, and directs summer theatre at Theatre L’Homme Dieu.
Hutchings also maintains a private vocal studio off campus. Her students have received prestigious awards in vocal competitions such as Schubert Club, Minnesota State High School League, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Hutchings is presently the Minnesota State Governor for the National Opera Association.
B.M. (SUNY Fredonia, NY) M.M. (West Virginia University) Doctoral studies (University of Minnesota)