University of Hartford Hartt School
|Type||School of Music, Dance, and Theatre|
|Dean||Larry Alan Smith (2018)|
|Affiliations||University of Hartford|
The Hartt School is the comprehensive performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford located in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States that offers degree programs in music, dance, and theatre. Founded in 1920 by Julius Hartt and Moshe Paranov, Hartt has been part of the University of Hartford since its charter merged the then Hartt College of Music, the Hartford Art School, and Hillyer College to create the University in 1957. Hartt is among the most recognized schools for music, dance, and theatre in the United States. The Hartt School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, dance, and theatre, and associated disciplines. The Hartt Community Division offers a variety of opportunities in music and dance for students of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.
The Hartt School's faculty perform, teach, and present all over the country and around the world. Notable faculty members have included:
- Glen Adsit, conductor & founder of the National Wind Ensemble Consortium Group
- Robert Black, Bang on a Can All-Stars
- Robert Carl, composer
- John Feierabend, music education researcher and author
- Kevin Cobb, American Brass Quintet
- Steve Davis, jazz trombonist
- Javon Jackson, jazz saxophonist
- Nat Reeves, jazz double bassist
- Oxana Yablonskaya, pianist
- Peter Boyer, composer
- David Dodge Boyden, musicologist
- Robert Brubaker, tenor
- Larry Chesky, composer and Polka accordionist
- Javier Colon, musician, winner of The Voice
- David Cullen, guitarist
- Dan-O (Dan O'Connor), singer and composer
- Jimmy Greene, jazz alto saxophonist
- Marin Ireland, film, stage and television actress
- Barbara Kolb, composer
- Mia Love, U.S. Representative from Utah
- Houston Person, jazz saxophonist
- Carmino Ravosa, composer
- Francesca Roberto, soprano
- Gwyneth Walker, composer
- Dionne Warwick, pop singer and multiple Grammy winner
- Doreen Ketchens, trad jazz clarinetist and New Orleans music ambassador
- Tony MacAlpine, Grammy-nominated guitarist and pianist
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