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Jenny Hutton

  • Assistant Professor, Choral Music Education
  • Director, Bella Voce


PhD, Music Education, Temple University
MM, Choral Conducting, Northern Arizona University
BM, Music Education, Georgia State University
BA, Psychology, Women's & Gender Studies, Amherst College


Dr. Jenny Hutton serves as an assistant professor in Choral Music Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate music education courses, supervises student teachers, and leads Bella Voce, the university’s auditioned treble choir. With over two decades experience teaching general and choral music to individuals of all ages in public school, independent school, and community settings, she aims to facilitate meaningful musical experiences for students and communities. As a researcher, she studies connection during choral singing, culturally responsive vocal pedagogy, and teacher–student relationships in music classrooms. Her writing can be found in the Journal of Music Teacher Education, the Oxford Handbook of Care in Music EducationChorTeach, and Pennsylvania Music Educators Association News, and she has shared her work at international, national, and state conferences. She is certified as an Estill Master Trainer through Estill Voice International and is an active member of ACDA, NAfME, AOSA, and AERA.