Madison Kutch has joined the faculty of the School of American Music. She is a brass specialist but will teach all band instruments. Kutch also teaches Elementary Music for the Michigan City, Ind. area schools and has been giving private lessons for eight years to beginning and advanced students.
Kutch is a member of the La Porte Symphony Orchestra, the Windiana Concert Band, the Michigan City Municipal Band and the La Porte Municipal Band. She also performs occasionally with the St. Joseph Municipal Band.
A New Carlisle, Ind. resident, Kutch earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Valparaiso University and completed her student teaching internship at New Prairie High School, where she has also worked with the school’s marching band for six years. Kutch has studied with well-known trumpet player Charles Steck for 12 years, and she continues to perform with him regularly.