University of Hartford Hartt School

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The Hartt School, University of Hartford
TypeSchool of Music, Dance, and Theatre
DeanDale A. Merrill (2021)
AffiliationsUniversity of Hartford
The Hartt School wordmark.svg

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. 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.[1]

An Interior view into The Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center (HPAC) at University of Hartford.

Notable faculty[edit]

The Hartt School's faculty perform, teach, and present all over the country and around the world.[2] Notable faculty members have included:

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "The Hartt School". Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ "The Hartt School". Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  3. ^ Gehrke, Robert; Canham, Matt (October 8, 2012). "Mia Love: From Dream of Broadway to Capitol Hill". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on November 4, 2014.
  4. ^ "Complete List Of Grammy Nominees". CBS News. 2002-01-04. Retrieved 2018-04-25.

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Coordinates: 41°47′52″N 72°43′05″W / 41.7979°N 72.718°W / 41.7979; -72.718