2019-20 GUIDE TO MUSIC SCHOOLS

The Hartt School
The Hartt School
University of Hartford
MISSION
The Hartt School offers comprehensive degree programs and pre-professional training in music, dance, and theatre. Through diverse coursework and a close mentoring relationship with faculty, students become versatile and collaborative performing artists, educators, technologists, managers, composers, and scholars. Hartt students engage with their professions through masterclasses, guest artists, professional partnerships in training, internships, and opportunities to perform around the world and alongside our esteemed faculty. With more than 400 performances each year, Hartt is one of the largest and most diverse producer of the performing arts in Connecticut.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS SCHOOL
The Hartt School is a truly collaborative environment where faculty embrace that success takes on endless forms. They get to know each student and guide them toward the future meant just for them. Hartt students engage with the professional world in meaningful ways to enhance their education and professional network.
LOCATION
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
ADMISSIONS
860-768-4465
Audition Requirements
An audition and/or interview is required for all programs. Details here.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
CAREER / POST-GRADUATION ASSISTANCE
At Hartt, students are provided professional experiences under faculty guidance and are fully prepared to begin their careers upon graduation. All degree programs at Hartt include career preparation coursework and undergraduate performance majors can choose a minor in arts management. The University of Hartford's career services office has a career counselor dedicated to the arts and resources to assist Hartt students in beginning their careers. The career services office remains a free resource to alumni.
KEY STATISTICS (college level and above)
400 music students
Music Faculty: 47 full time, 80 adjunct
AREAS OF STUDY
Arts Leadership • Brass • Composition • Conducting • Early Music • Jazz Studies & Contemporary Media • Music Education • Music Technology (including production) • Musicology • Piano • Strings and Harp • Vocal Arts/Opera • Winds and Percussion
Other Areas of Study: Actor Training • Acoustical Engineering and Music • Music Management • Ballet Pedagogy • Dance Performance • Music Theatre • Performing Arts Management
DEGREE PROGRAMS
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS (non-matriculating/prep)
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