Alumni Weekend 2017
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Alumni Weekend 2017

Join us for The Hartt School Community Division's second annual Alumni Weekend!

May 12–14, 2017

at the University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, Conn.

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HCD Alumni Weekend 2017

Featuring the Connecticut Youth Symphony
and the Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble

Join us on stage!

Alumni from our large ensembles program are invited to perform on stage with the Connecticut Youth Symphony, under the direction of Daniel D'Addio, and the Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Glen Adsit. Instruments include strings, winds, brass, and percussion (no piano). Sheet music will be provided in April to those who sign up. Please RSVP below!

Connecticut Youth Symphony will perform on Saturday, May 13, at 3 p.m. in Lincoln Theater

  • Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34 - Nicholai Rimsky Korsakov
  • Andante and Hungarian Rondo, Op. 35 - Carl Maria von Weber
    Soloist - Emily Yaffe, viola – HCD Alumna
  • “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations, Op. 36 - Edward Elgar
  • March Slav, Op. 31 - Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky (with alumni)

Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble will perform on Sunday, May 14, at 7 p.m. in Lincoln Theater

  • March, from "Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber" - Hindemith
  • Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral - Wagner, arr. Cailliet
  • Rumpelstilzchen: A Fairy Tale for Symphonic Wind Ensemble - Turner
  • Lullaby for Noah - Turrin
  • Apollo Unleashed, from Symphony No. 2 - Ticheli
  • Star Wars Trilogy - Williams, arr. Hunsberger
  • First Suite in Eb for Military Band, mvt. 1 – Holst (with alumni)



J Restaurant Bar6–7 p.m.: Alumni Social Event (off-campus food and fun)
Location: J Restaurant Bar, 297 Washington St., Hartford, Conn.
Come eat appetizers and socialize with HCD faculty, staff, and alumni! All ages.
Menu: Antipasto Platter, Cheese and Cracker Platter, Stuffed Mushrooms, Mini Crabcakes, Marinated Grilled Chicken with a Spicy Aioli, Tomato/Mozzarella Skewers. Cash bar available with proper ID.


12:30–1:30 p.m.: Open rehearsal for 
the Connecticut Youth Symphony concert in Bliss Music Room

2–2:30 p.m.: Alumni Rehearsal with CYS in Lincoln Theater

3–4:30 p.m.: CYS concert at Lincoln Theater

4:30–6 p.m.: Wine & Cheese reception for alumni and special guests in Lincoln Theater


3–5 p.m.: Open rehearsal and alumni rehearsal in Lincoln Theater for the Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble evening concert 

5:30–6:45 p.m.: Awards and Recognition Dinner (on campus at the 1877 Club,  short walk from Lincoln Theater)
Alumni, HCD graduating seniors, GHYWE students eat free. Additional guests: $10
Menu: Classic Caesar Salad, Grilled Chicken Breast with Cider Marinade, Pasta Primavera, Italian Seasoned Green Beans, Marinated Roasted Red Potatoes, Artisanal Bread and Butter, Cherry Cheesecake Tarts, Iced Tea and Strawberry-Basil Infused Water

7:30 p.m.: GHYWE Concert at Lincoln Theater


Event visitors may park in F Lot (next to Lincoln Theater) or D Lot (across from The Hartt School). Campus map.

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Please RSVP using the form below.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with us at 860.768.4451 or