John Hutchins is Director of Junior Academy.
As Director of the LRAM teaching course at the Royal Academy of Music he devised a course for students to provide the basic tools to begin a career in instrumental teaching. With over thirty years of teaching experience, John has become sought-after as a motivating and inspirational problem solver to many trumpeters of all ages. For the past eight years John was a Head of year at the Academy and is currently Professor of Baroque Trumpet.
As a performer he has played with numerous ensembles such as The English Chamber Orchestra, The Royal Opera House and English National Opera Orchestras. On the baroque trumpet John has worked with all the major national baroque ensembles, including The Sixteen, The English Consort, the Kings Consort, Copenhagen Baroque, Stuttgart Baroque and the English Baroque Soloists. John was also a member of the Phantom of the Opera orchestra in London’s West End for fourteen years.