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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Julius Hartt Musical Foundation works to develop and maintain the professional quality of The Hartt School. The Board financially supports the School and acts as an advocate for the School’s interests.

Trustee Officers

Larry Alan Smith, Trustee (ex officio); President of the Hartt Musical Foundation Inc.; Dean, The Hartt School

Tony Falcetti, Trustee-Regent; Chair; Owner, Falcetti Music Inc.

Jeffrey Hoffman, Trustee-Regent; Vice-Chair; Co-Chair Hoffman Auto Group

Committee Chairs

James R. Barry '80, Trustee; Co-Chair Alumni Relations Committee; Musical Director, St. James Episcopal Church of Glastonbury

Marcos Carreras '95, MMEd '02, Trustee; Co-Chair Alumni Relations Committee; Music Teacher, Springfield Public Schools/Springfield Conservatory of the Arts

Tracy Flater, Trustee; Chair Development Committee; Co-Founder and Executive Director, Playhouse on Park

Trustee-Regents

Rita Parisi, CEO, Hartford Hospital Rehabilitation Network

Tony Falcetti, Owner, Falcetti Music Inc.

Jeffrey Hoffman, Co-Chair Hoffman Auto Group

Trustees

Cat Arsenault, Attorney and Hearing Officer, State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

Julianna Cruz ’14, Senior Marketing Strategist, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

James R. Barry ’80, Musical Director, St. James Episcopal Church of Glastonbury

Genea O. Bell, Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer, Community Health Services, Inc.

Linda Solow Blotner

Marcos Carreras ’95, MMEd’02, Music Teacher, Springfield Public Schools/Springfield Conservatory of The Arts

Jeffrey O. Cohen, Chief Physician Officer, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Janice E. DiBattista

Tracy L. Flater, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Playhouse on Park

John P. Franzis ’87

Cathy Lord ’78, Collaborative Pianist, The Hartt School Community Division

Carrie L. Hammond, Infinity Music Hall Hartford Director of Business Development

Peggy Lyman Hayes ’06 (Hon. ’11), Master Teacher and Company Regisseur at the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance

Dave McLellan ’76 P’11, Concert in Your Living Room, Founder

Sharon L. Pope, Special Counsel, Czepiga Daly Pope

John Soares, AVP Product Management, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company

Marie-Claire van Rooy

Ex Officio Trustees

Noah Blocker Glynn MM'15, Director, The Hartt School Community Division

Demaris (Dee) Hansen (music faculty representative), Professor of Music Education

Stephen Pier (dance faculty representative), Artistic Director and Professor of Dance

Alan Rust (theatre faculty representative), Artistic Director and Professor of Theatre

Larry Alan Smith, President of the Hartt Musical Foundation, Inc.; Dean

Gregory S. Woodward, President, University of Hartford

Honorary Trustees

Rhoda Chase, Life Regent

Nancy S. Compton '55

Barbara O. David

Jennifer K. Eio

Joan Geeter PhD, LMFT

Francine Goldfarb

Morton E. Handel (Hon. '02), Life Regent

Barbara S. Klau

Margaret W. Lawson

Steven Metcalf '70

Susan L. Miller

Joseph F. Mulready, Jr. MM'71, Honorary Regent

Donald W. Osborne '77

Philip Streifer '71

Douglas M. Thomas

Dionne Warwick (Hon. '86)