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Hartt Announces 2019 Hartt Alumni Award Recipients

The Hartt School is proud to announce David Lazaar Katz ’77, AD’84, M’89; and Orin Wolf ’01 as recipients of the 2019 Hartt Alumni Award. The award will be presented to Katz and Wolf during the Hartt Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19.  Read More

Discover Music City Nashville


Join Professor Mehmet Dede of Hartt's music industry department on a four-day excursion to Nashville.  Professor Dede will take University of Hartford/Hartt Summerterm students to the music business mecca to discover where music gets made, performed, and sold. Students will meet music business managers, talk to songwriters, and visit venues and recording studios to discover the “Nashville sound.”  Read More

Pianist Frederic Chiu joins Hartt piano faculty


Dean Larry Alan Smith is pleased to announce that distinguished pianist Frederic Chiu will join the faculty of The Hartt School in September 2019.  “This is an exciting development because Frederic is not only a remarkable pianist, but he is also a forward-thinking and innovative artist who will contribute to the overall life of the School.”   Read More

Commercial Music and Open-Genre Concentrations Now Available at Hartt


Hartt is now proud to now offer two new instrumental or vocal concentrations: commercial music and open-genre to students auditioning into the composition, music management, or music production and technology majors. Open-genre is available to students auditioning into the composition major.  Read More

UHart Students Continue the Pandora Challenge

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University of Hartford students continue to create, launch, market, and optimize playlists that drive awareness to the Dear Jack Foundation in the Real Industry Pandora Challenge.  Read More

Jamaal Fields-Green MT ’18 Joins the Chicago Cast of Hamilton

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Music Theatre alumnus Jamaal Fields-Green ‘18 has landed the roles of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton in the Chicago case of Hamilton playing at the CIBC Theatre.

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Actor Training Students Study With Well-Known Directors on Campus and Abroad

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Billy Saunders Jr. ’17 says it was a rewarding experience to work with the renowned British director and actor Peter Craze, who brought The Picture of Dorian Gray to the London stage.  Read More

Hartt School Musicians May Perform in a Living Room Near You


Students in the University of Hartford’s The Hartt School are bringing live musical performances to family living rooms as part of an initiative called Hartt@Home.  Read More