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Excellence, Collaboration, Integrity, Respect.

James Hutchings

James Hutchings


Title: Coordinator/Music Instructor
Office: Main Campus F107
Phone: 309-341-5317


Personal Information


Teaching Philosophy/ Personal Statement
By enrolling in my classes, each individual student has bestowed upon me both faith and expectation that I can and will teach them when they enter my class each day. In turn I believe I must reciprocate, and in doing so I place my faith in my students and their abilities in to succeed. I also hold them to high expectations knowing that when combined with opportunity and knowledge, these expectation will lead students to achieve more than they ever thought possible. By leading, demonstrating, facilitating, and exposing them to the finest available resources, I can journey with them as they leave impressions for others to follow.


Degrees Earned
MM Choral Conducting, University of Missouri
BS Music, Manchester College


Previous Teaching Experience
Instructor of Music, Westminster College


Memberships/ Affiliations/ Awards
American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)
National Association for Music Education (MENC)