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2018 Hartt Alumni Award Presented to Percussionist Shane Shanahan

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The University of Hartford’s The Hartt School has named percussionist Shane Shanahan MM’98 as the recipient of the 2018 Hartt Alumni Award. The award will be presented to Shanahan, who received his Master of Music degree from The Hartt School in 1998, during Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 20, 2018.  Read More

The Late Mathias Pascal Silent Film Screening with Accompaniment with Patrick Miller

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The 19th annual April in Paris Film Festival at Cinestudio, Trinity College will present a special screening of Marcel L'Herbier’s 1926 French silent film, Feu Mathias Pascal with a new piano accompaniment prepared and performed by Patrick Miller, Associate Professor of Music Theory.  Read More

University of Hartford Approves Accelerated College Opportunity for Hartt Preparatory Academy

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The University of Hartford’s Hartt Preparatory Academy (HPA) is an innovative new program launched by The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) that allows high school students to start collegiate-level music study in their junior year of high school.  Read More

Hartt Alumni Mike Casey’s ('15) Popularity Soars as New Single Earns More Than 150,000 Spotify Plays

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Casey’s crowd-funded debut live album, The Sound of Surprise: Live at the Side Door, has exceeded 280,000 streams worldwide since it’s February 2017 release.  Read More

Dance Faculty Member and Hartt Dance Alumni Perform at the White House

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Vivid Ballet received an invitation to perform at The White House on Monday, November 27, 2017. Artistic Director and Hartt Dance Faculty Member, Elizabeth McMillan selected four dancers from the company, including two graduates of The Hartt School Dance Division, Calvin Bittner '17 and Lea-Janelle Mitchell '15 to perform Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker accompanied by The Marine Corps Band.  Read More

A CONCERT FOR THE COMMUNITY: Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Schumann Piano Concerto

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Joing Maestro Edward Cumming on Friday, October 13, as he leads the Hartt Orchestra and the Hartford Chorale for a performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, "Ode to Joy". The program will open with Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, featuring the internationally acclaimed pianist and Hartt faculty member, David Westfall

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LIONS GATE TRIO AND FACULTY OF THE HARTT SCHOOL PRESENT THE 2017 ODE TO JOY FESTIVAL

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Join the Lion’s Gate Trio, Hartt’s trio in residence, and Hartt faculty members for the Ode to Joy Chamber Music Festival. Ode to Joy features four concerts in four days at The Hartt School. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to immerse yourself in unforgettable chamber and vocal music!  Read More

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 last year.  Read More

Hartt School Musicians May Perform in a Living Room Near You

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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