Mr J J Hutchings
Jamie John Hutchings (September 1, 1980 - ) is a teacher, organist, and composer. He was educated at Exeter School and Royal Holloway, and following positions at Chichester Cathedral, Portsmouth Grammar School and Lincoln Cathedral, he is Assistant Director of Music at Framlingham College in Suffolk. In September 2013 he will move to Oxford as Director of Music at Headington School.
He has performed for BBC radio and local television, for the MFY Schools' Prom at the Royal Albert Hall, and for the All Saints' Day masses at the Papal Basilicas of San Pietro and Santa Maria Maggiore. His works have been sung throughout British cathedrals, the Chapel of Lambeth Palace, on the BBC, mainland Europe, the USA and South America, South Africa, Australasia, and the Far East; he awaits his Antarctic debut.
- 2013, May 11th , Lowestoft St Mary’s: organ recital for the Suffolk Organists Association.
- 2013, April 26th, Framlingham St Michael: final public concert with the choirs and orchestras of Framlingham College. Music includes Haydn and Handel;
- 2013, April 20th, Framlingham St Michael: Claire Weston gave the premiere of two songs from the song cycle "The Birthday Garland" alongside Strauss, Wagner, Brahms, Britten and Walton. The songs were The Kingfisher and The Nightingale;
- The Suffolk Singers gave the premiere of "Moonlight" (a setting of a poem by Bronte) in All Saints Wickham Market, before their Easter tour of Cork, Ireland.
- 2013, February, Prague: the Choir of Framlingham College performed his arrangement of Were you there? during their choir tour; it was originally arranged for the same choir during their tour to Paris in February 2008;
- 2012, March, Ely Cathedral Lady Chapel: Suffolk Singers gave the premiere his "Three Antiphons of Hildegard of Bingen". The antiphons are for unaccompanied choir, and employ texts of the polymath Hildegard of Bingen for The Holy Trinity, St John the Baptist, and St Rupert;
- 2011, November 20th, Edinburgh St John Princes Street:
The complete "St John's Edinburgh" Service was premiered by the Choir of St John’s, as the Jubilate Deo in C was premiered during the 2011 Edinburgh Festival;
- 2011, November 13th, Framlingham College: for the College Remembrance Service, the College Choir & Seckford Brass gave the premiere his "God is our strength and refuge" (Trebles, SATB, Brass Octet & Organ - 8 minutes);
- 2011, December 10th, Wickham Market All Saints: The Suffolk Singers performed his “Balaam Song Cycle” (a setting of seven songs for SATB and piano).