Jean Hutchinson, a native of Warrenville, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, is lecturer in music history at the University of Louisville. She holds a Bachelor of Music in flute performance and a Master of Arts in Music History, both from the University of Louisville. Additionally, she has pursued post-graduate music history studies with Dr. Keith Mixter at The Ohio State University and flute studies with Robert Cavally, the Cincinnati Symphony; Walfrid Kujala, Northwestern University; and Katherine Borst Jones, The Ohio State University. A free-lance performer, Ms. Hutchinson may be heard in a variety of solo and chamber performances. often with pianist David George. She is an instructor in music history at Elizabethtown and Jefferson Southwest Community and Technical Colleges. For ten years, she was instructor of flute at Bellarmine University where she taught courses in flute performance, flute ensemble, chamber music, music appreciation, world music and folk music. Currently, Ms. Hutchinson has a successful private flute studio at Mel Owen Music in St. Matthews and is the founder and director of the Panpipes Flute Choir, formed in 1984.