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educator , musician

John Carter Hutchcroft, musician, educator. Named Best Director, Stagecrafters, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 1974. Member Florida Association Schools Music (president 1987-1989), College Music Society, Florida Music Educators Association, Florida College Music Educators Association, Music Guild Boca Raton (board directors 1985-1990), Phi Mu Alpha (Orpheus award 1976).

Background

Hutchcroft, John Carter was born on April 30, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clyde R. and Margaret F. (Grey) Hutchcroft.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music Education, Lebanon Valley College, 1964. Master of Music in Brass Performance, Ithaca College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Music Theory, Florida State University, 1985.

Career

Band director, department chairman, Franklin Academy and Prattsburg (New York) Center School, 1965-1968;instructor music and humanities, Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, Niceville, Florida, 1968-1975;professor, conductor, Cumberland College, Williamsburg, Kentucky, 1975-1980;professor, conductor, Florida Atlantic U., Boca Raton, since 1980;department chairman music, Florida Atlantic U., 1985-1990. Assistant conductor, Florida State University Symphony and Opera, Tallahassee, 1978-1979, Boca Raton Symphonic Pops, 1984-1988. Conductor, music director, Lexington Music Theatre, 1978, Burt Reynolds Jupiter (Florida) Theatre, 1984.

Principal trombonist various professional orchestras throughout South Florida, since 1980. Associate conductor Florida Symphonic Pops, since 1984. Dondr., music director Palm Beach Pops, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Orchestral editor: Skills for Musicianship, 1978. Composer, arranger, brass quintets.

Membership

Member Florida Association Schools Music (president 1987-1989), College Music Society, Florida Music Educators Association, Florida College Music Educators Association, Music Guild Boca Raton (board directors 1985-1990), Phi Mu Alpha (Orpheus award 1976).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, collecting Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Egyptian and pre-Columbian antiquities.

Connections

Married Cynthia R. Seaver, April 6, 1974. Children: Brian, Wendy, Julie.

father:
Clyde R. Hutchcroft

mother:
Margaret F. (Grey) Hutchcroft

spouse:
Cynthia R. Seaver

child:
Brian Hutchcroft

child:
Wendy Hutchcroft

child:
Julie Hutchcroft