Brenda Hutchinson

Brenda Hutchinson is a composer and sound artist whose work has been presented at international festivals in New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and Canada. Venues in the United States that have featured her work include the Lincoln Center, Merkin Concert Hall and the Kitchen in New York; the Lab, and the Exploratorium in San Francisco; and Soundprint on NPR.


For one month during the summer of 1996, producer Brenda Hutchinson drove her piano from New York City to San Francisco in the back of a U-Haul truck.

This hour: a woman investigates a secluded religious community, another secretly tapes her interactions with paint store owners, and yet another peels back the layers of "geek speak."

This hour: spiritual loss and pursuit, an isolated religious community in rural Montana, a grumpy minister, and more.