Allison Tutton is second horn of the New Mexico Philharmonic, a position she has held since 2019, following three seasons as fourth horn. She also holds the position of fourth horn in the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (IA) and the Santa Fe Symphony.

She holds degrees from the Boston Conservatory and the Chicago College of Performing Arts (Roosevelt University); upon completion of her graduate studies she joined the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and performed numerous times as substitute and extra horn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. During the summers she has participated in the Marrowstone and Texas Music Festivals, and was a member of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas for their Caribbean tour. She has studied with Dale Clevenger, David Griffin, Daniel Gingrich, and Eli Epstein, among others.

Allison, who is originally from the Pacific Northwest, enjoys hiking and curling in her spare time.