Robert "Hutch" Hutchinson
Robert 'Hutch' Hutchinson took his first drum lesson at age 7 and started his first rock band at 16 years old. Hutch studied at the Faunt School of Creative Music in Studio City, California from 1997-2000, and has been teaching professionally for over 12 years. Hutch studied with Ozzie Osgood for over 5 years, then with Jim Rozzelle at The Hartt School (University of Hartford) and finally with Tom Mendola at the Faunt School. Hutch is currently studying under master Afro-Cuban percussionist Idalberto Perdomo.
Hutch was a member of several notable bands, including Elysian Field (1972-1973), Whisper (1978-1979) and Holding Pattern (founded in 1979). Hutch recorded an LP with Holding Pattern that was sold in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Mexico and Japan, and in 2006 he performed in Tokyo, Japan with the group.
Hutch is currently offering both online and in-person lessons with strict COVID-19 protocol.