Heather Hutchison

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Heather Hutchison
Birth name Heather Lynn Hutchison
Also known as Hez
Born (1988-08-06) August 6, 1988 (age 28)
Origin St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, Pianist
Instruments Vocals, Piano
Years active 2004–present
Website Heather-Hutchison.com

Heather Lynn Hutchison (Nicknamed "Hez") (born August 6, 1988) is a singer-songwriter/pianist from St. Albert, Alberta.

Early life[edit]

Hutchison was born blind. She started taking piano lessons at the age of five, and joined a choir at the age of seven. She started taking voice lessons at thirteen, and began writing the title song to her first EP, Hello.


In the summer of 2004 at age fifteen, Hutchison entered the Edmonton Klondike Days (currently known as K-Days) Talent Explosion for the first time. One of her judges for the semi-finals was producer Brock Skywalker[1], (formerly of Captain Tractor). Skywalker worked with Hutchison to produce her first EP, Hello, which was released on April 24, 2005.

Hutchison has recorded and/or performed with various established Canadian artists, including Brock Skywalker, the Stringbeans Quartet, drummer Chris Budnardchuk (Maren Ord, the James Murdoch Band), Chris Brzezicki (Paul Bellows), Jeff Smook (Captain Tractor), and Ann Vriend.

Hutchison has performed in venues such as St. Albert's Arden Theatre, (the now-defunct) Reds, the CBC City Center Stage in downtown Edmonton, and the Yardbird Suite to a near-capacity crowd on the night of her CD release.

Musical influences[edit]

Heather Hutchison's musical influences include Evanescence, Sarah McLachlan, Tori Amos, Vienna Teng, Corrinne May, Anna Nalick and Kyler England.


  • Hello, April 24, 2005
  • Charades, December 1, 2007
  • 2 Sides, April 27, 2010

Current status[edit]

On December 1, 2007 Heather released her full-length studio album Charades. The album consists of ten songs which include her two older songs Hello and There's A Reason though they have been re-recorded.


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