Hutton-DeWys holds degrees from Mannes College of Music, Bard College, and Simon's Rock College of Bard. Currently, she is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center. Her research focuses on early twentieth-century American music. A native of New York's beautiful Hudson River Valley, Hutton-DeWys currently works as a teacher and freelance pianist in New York City. She is on the piano faculty of Lehman College and Greenwich House Music School and formerly served on the Executive Board of the Piano Teachers' Congress of New York.