Hutchens studied at the Royal College of Music in London piano and composition with Tobias Matthay and Frederick Corder. From 1908 to 1911 he taught himself there. From 1915 to 1956 he was professor of piano at the Conservatory of Sydney. Since 1924, he joined with Lindley Evans on piano duo.
He composed a concerto for two pianos and orchestra, a concerto for piano and strings, an overture, chamber music, a cantata, piano and choral pieces.
- New Zealand composer
- Composer of classical music ( 20th century)
- Born in 1892
- Died in 1965