Stuart Hutchinson studied at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with six prizes, diplomas and an Honours Degree. His wide experience since has encompassed opera, ballet, music-theatre and the concert repertoire.

In a career spanning some thirty years, Stuart has maintained a close relationship with the BBC - beginning early on as an occasional rehearsal accompanist for the BBC Singers, BBC Choir, and the BBC Choral Society.

Stuart has recorded, composed or arranged the music for twenty-five BBC radio plays, including Little Women, Good Wives, When We Are Married (starring Alan Bennet and Brenda Blethyn), Lloyd George Knew My Father, Over The Hills And Far Away (Sony Radio Award), Fathers And Sons, A Pair Of Blue Eyes, Fields Of The Blessed, Somebody Else's Smile, Peace Games, A Day At Sea, Prodigies, Love Me Do, Golden, Seasons of Mist, The Spectre of Ernie Pike, Lea and Renata, Touching the Rock, Gracie (starring Paul Nicholas), Hermit Thrush At Morn, The Ceremony Of Innocence, Eroica (music by Beethoven, starring Alex Jennings), The Last Piano Player, Requiem (music by Lili Boulanger) and Our Kath (Kathleen Ferrier).

BBC TV drama includes Real Women for which he wrote arrangements and played the organ, appearing ‘in character’.

Apart from concert broadcasts, BBC television solo appearances include Omnibus
(a profile of George Abbott), Pebble Mill At One, Daytime Live, Breakfast Time, Newsnight and Blue Peter.

Stuart Hutchinson was appointed an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 1997.