Ms. Georgette Hutchins

 

Cantor of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul

 

 

 

 

Mezzo-soprano Georgette Hutchins is a native of Boston. Georgette has been a favorite of audiences throughout the East coast, and as far west as Oregon. She has sung leading roles with the Bronx Opera Company, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Connecticut Grand Opera, Opera Providence, Bel Canto Opera, Ocean State Lyric Opera, Providence Singers, The Rhode Island Civic Chorale, and the Rhode Island Philharmonic.

Georgette has been a member of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus as an extra chorister for over a decade, and has appeared on the Met stage under the direction of Maestro James Levine as well as many others. Additional venues around New York City include three seasons as an extra chorister with the New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, Saint Vincent Ferrer Church on the East Side, Saint Mary the Virgin at Times Square, Trinity Church at Wall Street, and the Gregg Smith Singers, with whom she has recorded extensively.

 

Georgette attended the Phyllis Curtin Seminar at Tanglewood with a scholarship, and was a fellow at the Bach Aria Festival at Stony Brook, Long Island, New York. She is currently a Cantor at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, and a soloist with the Cathedral’s resident Gregorian Concert Choir, with whom she toured Assisi, Florence and Rome, Italy.

During the summer months Georgette sings at the Watch Hill Chapel in Westerly, Rhode Island, as a member of the resident quartet. She is a long time resident of South County, Rhode Island, and calls Peace Dale her home. Georgette is also an adjunct faculty member at Rhode Island College.

Georgette finds time to pass on her knowledge and expertise to the next generation of singers. Passionate about her art, she continually collaborates with fellow musicians to present concerts and recitals throughout Southern New England.

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