Eric Hutchinson – Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager
Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager
Eric R. Hutchinson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Music with a Triple Concentration in Music Performance, Music Education and Songwriting from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Additionally, he holds National Certification in Grant Writing for Nonprofits from Fort Hays State University. A professional drummer, Eric has sustained a long career as a performer, educator and recording artist, performing and recording with a number of internationally recognized bands and musicians. Eric also has several instrumental piano albums to his name. His 2013 record “Lullabies and Love Songs” debuted at #3 on the Amazon Top 100 List for Children’s Music.
Eric has spent the last 10 years in Executive Leadership with YMCAs around the State of Connecticut, locally serving as the District Executive Director for the YMCA of Greater Hartford. As a volunteer, he holds the title of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Rob the Drummer Educational Programs, a nonprofit organization that advocates for the arts while helping to eradicate youth substance abuse, bullying and opioid addiction. Eric also serves as the Director of Music for Grace Lutheran Church in Plainville, CT.
In his free time, Eric loves spending time with his amazing family.