Christopher Hutton is an avid performer and is the cellist for the
Greenville-based Poinsett Piano Trio. A native of New Zealand, Hutton
has performed across the globe and worked with a number of orchestras,
including the New World Symphony and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
He has recorded for New Zealand's Concert FM and Germany's SWF Radio as
well as Albany Classics for a disc of contemporary chamber music for
Albany Classics. Hutton plays on a cello made by John Betts in c. 1795.
A graduate of Boston University and the University of Rochester's
Eastman School of Music, Hutton taught at the University of Rochester,
the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the University of
Delaware before coming to Furman. He has twice led Furman students to
Arezzo, Italy for the music department's "Music in Italy" study away
program. When he's not playing cello or teaching, Hutton is an
enthusiastic runner. He has run several marathons, including the Boston