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Northeast Horn Workshop 2017

MARCH 24−26, 2017

at The Hartt School Community Division
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117

Questions? Contact Brass Department Chair Barbara Hill.
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Featuring performances by James Sommerville, Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra; The United States Coast Guard with guest soloist William Purvis; Erik Ralske, Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and many local and regional artists, including collegiate horn studios.

The University of Hartford

Schedule

Featured Events

Friday, March 24

  • 3:30 p.m.: Master class with James Sommerville
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital featuring James Sommerville

    Tickets are included for event registrants, and are $10 for other attendees. Buy tickets.

Saturday, March 25

  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert featuring the US Coast Guard Band with William Purvis, guest soloist
    Free, but tickets are REQUIRED. Reserve your tickets online.

Sunday, March 26

  • 12:30 p.m.: Master class with Erik Ralske
  • 3 p.m.: Concert featuring Erik Ralske

    Tickets are included for event registrants, and are $10 for other attendees. Buy tickets.

Participants: Register online. Check back soon for the full schedule.

Friday, March 24

10 a.m.–12 p.m. Vendor load-in (second floor parking circle)

1–2 p.m. Registration (first floor, outside of Berkman Recital Hall)

2:15 p.m. Opening Concert, Bliss Auditorium

  • Chorale Prelude “Wir glauben all” – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
    New England Horn Ensemble

    Opening Remarks

  • Sextet for Horns – Gregory Kerkorian (b. 1942)
    New England Horn Ensemble
3–6 p.m. Exhibits open (fourth floor)

3–4 p.m. Presentation, Room 21
“Entrepreneurial Chamber Music in the 21st Century”
with Emily Boyer
"Entrepreneurial Chamber Music in the 21st Century” is a 60-minute presentation by Emily Boyer, founding member of the innovative horn and harp duo Apple Orange Pair. She draws on her experiences founding, promoting, recording, and performing with the duo to give practical advice for emerging professional musicians in our contemporary marketplace.

3:30–4:30 p.m. Master class, Room 342 
with James Sommerville, Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra


4:45–5:15 p.m. Contributing Artists Recital, Berkman Recital Hall

  • Moon Lilies - Lydia Busler (2006)
    Joshua Thompson, horn
  • Appel Interstellaire – Olivier Messaien  (1908-1992)
  • And the Clouds Break – Daniel Baldwin (2015)
    Steven Cohen, horn
  • Spring - Emily Boyer (b. 1982)
  • North - Emily Boyer (b. 1982)
    1.  Snowflakes
    2.  Dunes
    3.  Northern Lights
    Emily Boyer, horn


5:30–7 p.m. Dinner break

7:30 p.m. Featured Artist Recital, Lincoln Theater
James Sommerville, Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Pieces to be announced from stage.

Saturday, March 25

8 a.m. Warmup session, Bliss Auditorium
“FUNdamentals Session”
with Bruce Heim, University of Louisville, assisted by
U of L juniors Megan Collins and Shelby Rauck

We will discuss posture and breathing correctly, then
perform scales, work on Carmine Caruso exercises, and do
other fun exercises.

9 a.m.–1 p.m. Exhibits open (reopen at 3 p.m.)

9–9:45 a.m. Horn Choir Reading Session, Bliss Auditorium

10 a.m. High School Horn Competition, Berkman Recital Hall

10–11 a.m. Lecture/recital, Room 21
“Making Horn Transcriptions That Work”
with Cathryn Cummings, horn faculty at The Hartt School Community Division

  • Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102  - Robert Schumann                                                                                   (1810–1856)
                                                    Trans. Cathryn Cummings
    I.      Mit Humor “Vanitas vanitatum"
    II.     Langsam
    III.    Nicht schnell, mit viel Ton zu spielen
    IV.    Nicht zu rasch
    V.     Stark und markiert

11 a.m.–12 p.m. Lecture/recital, Room 342
“What does it take to be a successful creative musician in today’s climate?” with Peter Reit, Purchase College Conservatory of Music
featuring Alyssa Reit on harp

Pieces to be announced from the stage.

12–1 p.m. Lunch break

1–1:45 p.m. Contributing Artists Recital, Bliss Music Room

  • Acadia! – Eric Ewazen (2016)
    Brass Venture Quintet
    Erich Ledebuhr, trumpet; Jeff Hoefler, trumpet;
    Hilary Ledebuhr, horn; Jamison Clark, trombone;
    Chip Halt, tuba
  • Sonatina for horn and piano – Jeffrey Kaufman (2016)
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Grave-Moderato
  3. Allegro
    Susan LaFever, horn; Joshua Pierce, piano

2–3 p.m. Presentation, Room 21
“Slotting in Your Performance One Partial at a Time”
with Scott Bacon, Siegfried’s Call
We have learned that there is an overlooked relationship between the end of our mouthpiece and the Venturi position. Improved clarity, response, resonance, feel can be improved with a balance of measurement and a simple performance test.

3–4 p.m. Presentation, Room 21
"What actually happens in an audition setting?"
with the horn section of the US Coast Guard Band
The members of the United States Coast Guard band, all seasoned auditionees, will give their perspective on what really is heard behind the screen in an audition, complete with interactive excerpt playing, and a discussion about live interviews.

4-5 p.m. Contributing Artist Recital, Bliss Music Room
with Bruce Heim and The Grawemeyer Players
and Just Two

  • Hornmusic No. 1 – Esa-Pekka Salonen (1976)
    Naomi Oliphant, piano
  • Taniec polska (Polish Dance) (2016) - Aleksandra Chmielewska (b. 1993)
  • Celtic Scents, Suite No. 1 – Kazimierz Machala (b. 1948)
  1. Goldenrod
  2. Meadowsweet
  3. Juniper
    Kathleen Karr, flute; Jennifer Potochnic, oboe; Matthew Nelson, clarinet; Bruce Heim, horn; Matthew Karr, bassoon; Stephen Mattingly, guitar, Sidney King, double bass
  • Wiegenlied, Op. 98, No. 2, D. 498 – Franz Schubert
                                                                     (1797-1828)
                                                                  Arr. Tom Cody
    Sesame Suite – Arr. Tom Cody
    Sarah Schouten, horn; Tom Cody, guitar

5–5:45 p.m. Collegiate Horn Choirs, Bliss Auditorium
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Heidi Lucas, director

  • Festival Fanfare – Charles Ingram (b.1955) 
  • Urlicht from Symphony No. 2 – Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
                                                                            Arr. Junttonen 
  • Aspen Mountain Fanfare – Robert Litton (b. 1978)
    Helden Horns
    Gabby Goril, Elizabeth Heckman, Brooke Nilsson,
    Alexander Swackhamer
  • Lonesome Road – James Taylor (b. 1948) Arr. Lucas
  • Faith – Alex Brofsky (b. 1960)

5:45–7 p.m. Dinner break

7:30 p.m. Featured Artist Concert, Lincoln Theater
United States Coast Guard Band, Lieutenant Commander Adam R. Williamson, Conductor; William Purvis, Yale University

  • National Anthem - Francis Scott Key and John Stafford Smith
  • Semper Paratus - Captain Francis von Boskerck
  • Silverado Suite – Bruce Broughton (b. 1945)
    III. We'll Be Back
  • Concerto for horn, Op. 8 – Franz Strauss (1822 – 1905)
                                                                arr. Robert Sarlette
    Musician First Class (MU1) Matt Muehl-Miller, horn
  • The Klaxon – Henry Fillmore (1881 – 1956)
  • Konzertstück for 4 horns, Mvt. 1 – Robert Schumann (1810-1856) arr. Giovanni Dall'Ara Vivace
    Barbara Hill, Senior Chief Musician (MUCS) Heather Doughty, MU1 Bryce Nakaoka, MU1 Matt Muehl-Miller, horns
    Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Richard Wyman, conductor
  • The Death Hunt – Bernard Hermann (1911-1975)

Intermission

  • Olympic Fanfare – John Williams (b. 1932)
  • Morceau de Concert – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
    trans. Douglas A. Nelson
    MUCS Brian Nichols, horn
    Edward Cumming, conductor
  • Our Flirtation – John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)
  • Day Trips – Paul Lansky (b. 1944)
    I. The Museum
    II. The Botanical Gardens
    III. The Amusement Park
    William Purvis, horn

Sunday, March 26

9-10 a.m. Warmup session, Bliss Auditorium
                 with William Purvis, Yale University

10 a.m.–1 p.m. Exhibits open (fourth floor)

10–11 a.m. Collegiate Horn Choirs, Bliss Auditorium
                  Montclair State University and the University
                  of Massachusetts, Amherst Horn Choir

  • Horn Sonata in G major, Mvt 2 – Julien Monick (b. 1994)
    Alexander Gertner, horn
  • Fire in the Hole! ­– Mark Adam Watkins (2002)
  • Faith – AB+, arr. John Clark
  • Casbah of Tetuan – Kerry Turner (1988)
    Montclair State University Horn Ensemble
    Kyle Hoyt, director; with Wesley Ballard, Alexander Gertner, Mandy Haggen, Rebecca Karu, Kate Siebel
  • Melee – James Naigus (b. 1988)
  • Ave Maria – Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) arr. J. White
  • Popcorn – Emma Gregan (2016)
    University of Massachusetts Amherst Horn Ensemble
    Josh Michal, DMA, director; with Emma Chisholm, Richard Cuoco, Meghan Ferris, Paul Hadley, Liam Hanna, 
    Erin Jenkins, Diana McLaughlin, Nathan Quist, 
    Grace Sweet, Connor Thurston

10–11 a.m. Presentation, Room 342
“Mouthpiece selection: How do you know which one is right for you?”
with David Wakefield, The Hartt School

11 a.m.–12 p.m. College Horn Competition, Bliss Auditorium

12–1 p.m. Lunch break

12:30–1:30 p.m. Master class, Room 342
Erik Ralske, Principal Horn, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

1:30–2:30 p.m. Contributing Artist Recital and Collegiate Horn Choir,
Bliss Auditorium
with Eastern Standard and University of Rhode Island Horn Ensemble

  • Lagniappe - Charles Ingram (b. 1955)
  • Winterzug - Octavio Vázquez (b.1972)
  • Tunes and Reels - Keith Young (b. 1955)                       
    I.   O Wally Wally
    II.  St. Columba and Slane
    III. Temple Hill Reel and Kingsford
  • Yearning to be - Matthew Murchison (b. 1980)
  • Sloblóblian Folk Suite - David Martynuik (b. 1969)
    I.     Lûzdtk
    II.    Blángdy blúblu
    III.   PvlÖvlof sployjt
    IV.   üdz Hedzjhowt Mystragórskya
    V.    Hckt
  • Toboggan - Robert Litton (b. 1978)
    Heidi Lucas, horn; Zach Collins, tuba; Jacob Ertl, piano
  • Christe, Lux Vera – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) trans. Schultz
  • Selections from Jagerstucklein – ed. Kurt Janetzky
    University of Rhode Island Horn Ensemble
    Cathryn Cummings, director; Emily Gulley, Jon Howe,
    Max Blumenthal, and Kaley Missert

3–4:15 p.m. Final Concert, Millard Auditorium
featuring Erik Ralske, Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; New England Horn Ensemble; The Hartt School Community Division Faculty Woodwind Quintet; and 2017 Northeast Horn Workshop Horn Choir

              Opening pieces performed by Erik Ralske to be announced.

  • Harvest Light – James Naigus (2017)
    Erik Ralske, Barbara Hill, John Michael Adair, Hilary Ledebuhr, Nick Rubenstein, Josh Michal, Jaime Thorne, William Purvis, and Cathryn Cummings
  • Quintet No. 1 -  Scott Switzer (2009)
  1. In a moderate tempo
  2. Passionate, slow
  3. Like a tempest, moderate tempo
    HCD Faculty Curt Blood, clarinet; Scott Switzer, bassoon;
    Barbara Hill, horn; Charles Huang, oboe; Greig Shearer, flute

    Additional pieces to be announced from stage.

    Closing remarks

Featured Guest Artists

James Sommerville William Purvis Erik Ralske, Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
James Sommerville, Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra William Purvis, Yale University. Photo courtesy of the Yale School of Music Erik Ralske, Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Photo: David Finlayson
Read more about each guest artist below.

James Sommerville

James SommervilleConductor and hornist James Sommerville is one of the leading Canadian classical musicians of our time. He served as Music Director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra from 2007 to 2014, to great critical acclaim. He is currently an active guest conductor and soloist, and Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

A lifelong advocate of new music in general and of young composers in particular, Sommerville has also, through the generous assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council, commissioned a number of solo and chamber works from Canadian composers, including Kelly-Marie Murphy, Roger Bergs, Gary Kulesha, Steve Tuttle, Kati Agocs, Nicole Lizée, among many others. Through the HPO Commissioning Fund (which Sommerville underwrites personally in its entirety), he has commissioned orchestral and chamber pieces from a number of promising composers, including Omar Daniel, Kati Agòcs, Slavko Popovic, Jeremy Flower and Kelly-Marie Murphy.

As a conductor, Sommerville has appeared with many professional orchestras and ensembles throughout Canada and the USA. Recent conducting engagements include appearances with the Thunder Bay and Québec Symphonies, with Symphony Nova Scotia and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and ensembles from the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He has also appeared, doing double duty as soloist and conductor, with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Sommerville is the Music Director of the Canadian National Brass Project, an élite touring and recording group of principal brass players from Canada's top orchestras. He is on the faculty of The New England Conservatory of Music and Boston University, and gives master classes at many schools and conservatories worldwide.

The winner of the highest prizes for horn at the Munich, Toulon, and CBC competitions, Sommerville has pursued a solo career that has spanned 30 years and has brought critically acclaimed appearances with major orchestras throughout North America and Europe. His disc, Mozart: Horn Concertos with the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, won the JUNO Award for Best Classical Recording in Canada. Other award-winning CBC recordings include the Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings and Britten’s Canticle. Sommerville has recorded chamber music for the Deutsche Gramophon, Telarc, CBC, Summit, and Marquis labels. He is a member of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, with whom he tours and records regularly.

As a guest artist and faculty member, Sommerville has performed at many chamber music festivals, throughout Canada, the USA, Europe, Indonesia and Japan. Recent solo performances of note include the world premieres of concertos by Elliott Carter and Osvaldo Golijov; Christos Hatzis’ Winter Solstice, in Yellowknife, NWT; the North American premiere of Ligeti’s Hamburg Concerto with the BSO; and the John Williams Horn Concerto. In recent seasons, Sommerville has appeared as a soloist in London (with the Academy of St. Martin’s in the Fields), and in Costa Rica, Holland, Quebec, Ottawa, and Italy. Sommerville also tours as a member of Osvaldo Golijov’s Andalucian Dogs. In April, 2010, he stepped in on 48 hours’ notice to perform Mozart’s Horn Concerto #2 with Bernard Haitink and the Boston Symphony.

Sommerville has been a member of the Toronto and Montreal Symphony Orchestras, the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, and was acting solo horn of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. He has toured and recorded extensively as an orchestral player. He is heard regularly on the CBC network, and has recorded all of the standard solo horn repertoire for broadcast. He received his musical training at the University of Toronto, and as a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada from 1982-1984.

William Purvis

William Purvis. Photo courtesy of the Yale School of MusicWilliam Purvis pursues a multifaceted career both in the U.S. and abroad as horn soloist, chamber musician, conductor, and educator. A passionate advocate of new music, he has participated in numerous premieres including horn concerti by Peter Lieberson, Bayan Northcott, Krzysztof Penderecki (New York premiere) and Paul Lansky; horn trios by Poul Ruders and Paul Lansky; Sonate en Forme de Préludes by Steven Stucky; and recent premieres by Elliott Carter, Retracing II for Solo Horn and Nine by Five with the New York Woodwind Quintet. He is a member of the New York Woodwind Quintet, Yale Brass Trio, and the Triton Horn Trio, and is a former member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Purvis has been a frequent guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Boston Chamber Music Society, and has collaborated with many of the world’s most esteemed string quartets, including the Juilliard, Tokyo, Orion, Brentano, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, Daedalus, and Fine Arts string quartets. He has recorded extensively on numerous labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Sony Classical, Naxos, Koch and Bridge. Purvis is currently Professor in the Practice of Horn and Chamber Music at the Yale School of Music, where he is also coordinator of winds and brasses, and serves as director of the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments.

Erik Ralske

Erik RalskeErik Ralske was appointed by Maestro James Levine as Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra beginning with the 2010–11 season. On July 6, 2010, he was featured in a front-page article in the New York Times for having won both the MET Opera position and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Principal Horn position in the same week.

Prior to joining the MET Orchestra, he was a member of the New York Philharmonic for 17 seasons: 11 years as Third Horn and 6 years as Acting Associate Principal Horn. During his tenure with the New York Philharmonic, Ralske was a soloist with the orchestra over a dozen times with former Music Directors Kurt Masur and Lorin Maazel, in New York, as well as on tour in Europe and South America. Other previous orchestra positions include Associate Principal Horn with the Houston Symphony Orchestra and Principal Horn with the Vancouver Symphony and Florida Symphony Orchestras. He also serves as Principal Horn of the All-Star Orchestra, a series on PBS.

In addition to his regular position at the MET, Ralske has been in demand as a guest Principal of many of the world’s greatest orchestras, such as the Berlin Staatskapelle, Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, and the LA Philharmonic. He has made solo and master class appearances not only throughout North America, but also in Asia, Europe and South America. In the summers he performs at the Aspen Music Festival, Classical Tahoe, and the La Jolla Chamber Music Festival.

Erik Ralske has long been active in the recording industry, having performed on many movie soundtracks, from Oliver Stone’s Platoon (1986), to many recent releases, such as A Dog’s Purpose (2017). His 2011 live performance of "Siegfried’s Horn Call" is available on iTunes as a MET Opera “Ring” Tone.

Currently, he is on the faculty of the Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music. He received both his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School. His primary teachers were Ranier DeIntinis, John Cerminaro, and Paul Rudoff.

Registration

Register online.

  • Contributing artist applications due January 15, 2017
  • Exhibitor registration due February 15, 2017. (Additional applications accepted after deadline as space allows.)
  • Participant registration due March 10, 2017

Artist Applications

Interested musicians should email Barbara Hill by January 15, 2017.

Exhibitor Registration

Register online. Deadline: February 15, 2017.

  1. Fee for first exhibit table (6 foot):
    Before February 24, 2017: $105
    After February 24, 2017: $135
  2. Additional tables $35/table
    Only before 2/24/17          
                 
  3. Private room rate $300 
    (I
    ncludes 2 tables; add’l tables see #2)

Vendors receive two complimentary tickets to the entire workshop and its events (1 vendor and 1 accompanying colleague).

Purchase a Program Booklet Ad

Reservation deadline: February 10, 2017
Completed ads should be emailed to hcdpr@hartford.edu by February 12, 2017.

$150 – full page (5”w x 8”h, greyscale)

$90 – half page (5”w x 4”h, greyscale)

$50 – quarter page (5”w x 2”h, greyscale)

 Specifications:

  • Greyscale only (do not send color ads)
  • Print-quality PDF format (300 dpi, NO crop marks or cut lines)

After you've submitted payment online, all ads should be sent as an attachment or using a share link (like Dropbox or Google Drive) via email to Kate Sheely, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, at hcdpr@hartford.edu. Please include the text “Ad Submission for NEHW” in the title of the email. Contact hcdpr@hartford.edu with any ad-related questions.

 

Participant Activities and Registration

Register online. Deadline: March 10, 2017

Competitions

Registration fee: $10 (non-refundable)

A competition winner in each category will be awarded a prize and may perform in the final concert on March 26, 2017. An accompanist will be provided for you during the audition and performance times, and music selections for the audition should be received no later than March 3, 2017. 

High School: Students must be currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) or in a home school program, and under the age of 19 by March 24, 2017. Competition round will take place on Saturday March 25, 2017 and repertoire should be chosen from standard repertoire such as Saint-Saens’ Morceau de Concert, Bernard Heiden’s Sonata for horn, a movement of any of the concerti by Mozart, R. Strauss, or the like. A time limit of 5 min may be imposed depending on participation levels.

College: Students must be enrolled at a college or university as undergraduate or graduate students. Competition round will take place on Sunday March 26, 2017, and repertoire should be chosen from standard literature for the horn. A time limit of 8 min may be imposed depending on participation levels.

Master Classes

Anyone interested in participating in the master classes given by James Sommerville or Erik Ralske should register online. A teacher recommendation is required and can be sent to Barbara Hill at bahill@hartford.edu.

Horn Choir

Hartt Community Division would like to invite college players and amateur players to participate in a Horn Choir performance to be held during the final concert on March 26, 2017 under the direction of William Purvis! Please send a letter of recommendation from your teacher, or CV of performance experience, to bahill@hartford.edu for consideration in this event. Completed applications should be submitted by Feb. 24, 2017 and notification as well as music will be sent shortly thereafter.

Location / Parking / Housing

The Hartt School in the summer

The University of Hartford is located at 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, Conn. There are no on-campus accommodations, however there are many national chain hotels in West Hartford and in the surrounding communities of Bloomfield, Farmington, and Hartford, Conn. Some rooms with discounted rates have been set aside for your convenience.

Campus maps are available for download.

University of Hartford in the snow

GETTING HERE 

  • By car: Conveniently located near Interstate 91 and Interstate 84. Parking lots are monitored by Public Safety and are free of charge.

  • By bus or train: Minutes away from Hartford’s Union Station

  • By airplane: Bradley International Airport is located only 20 minutes north in nearby Windsor Locks

Lot D

PARKING ON CAMPUS

Free parking is available in Lot D, directly across from the entrance to Hartt School Community Division. Permits will need to be displayed in the vehicle, and will be available upon registration confirmation via email, or at the time of registration if not done online.

HOTELS NEARBY

  • Red Roof Inn Downtown Hartford
    959.888.3000
    440 Asylum Ave, Hartford, Conn.
    $84.99 +tax/ double occupancy or king bed
    Parking is $16/day

    Convenient location to UHart, and very close to many great restaurants and public transportation. Call (800) 733-7663 and use code B498NEH324 to reserve this rate by 2/24/2017.

  • Courtyard by Marriott Hartford/Farmington
    860.521.7100
    1583 Southeast Rd Farmington, Conn.
    $109+tax/ double occupancy

    Please mention the Northeast Horn Workshop when making your reservation (rate will be honored until March 3, 2017, and then only at hotel’s discretion after that date based upon availability. Very convenient location to highways, and many restaurants within walking distance. 

  • Hilton Hartford
    860.728.5151
    315 Trumbull Street
    Hartford, CT 06103

  • Homewood Suites
    860.524.0223
    338 Asylum Street
    Hartford, CT 06103

  • Residence Inn
    860.524.5550
    942 Main Street
    Hartford, CT 06103

Food On Campus and Off Campus

The University dining hall will not be open during the Northeast Horn Workshop. However, we have made arrangements to pre-order boxed lunches for those who wish to eat on campus.

Classic Boxed lunch

Available by advanced reservation Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26.
$12
Your choice of 

  • Smoked Turkey with Swiss Cheese
  • Ham and Swiss Cheese
  • Garden Vegetables and Cheese

Served with potato chips, whole fruit and a cookie.
Reserve your boxed lunch online.

Off-campus dining options

2 miles away in Gillete Ridge Plaza, Bloomfield:

Ruby Tuesdays
848 Cottage Grove Rd. Bloomfield, CT 06002
Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.,
11 a.m.–11 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.–11 p.m. 
Sunday 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

Tapas Bloomfield (Mediterranean Cuisine)
864 Cottage Grove Rd, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Starbucks
852 Cottage Grove Rd, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

2-1/2 miles away in Bishop’s Corner, West Hartford:

Noodles & Company
333 N. Main St., West Hartford, CT 06117
Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

QDOBA Mexican Eats
Bishops Corner, 345 N Main St #102, West Hartford, CT 06117
Friday and Saturday, 6:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday, 7 a.m.–9 p.m.

D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches
333 N. Main St., West Hartford, CT 06117
Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.

Whole Foods Market
340 N. Main St., West Hartford, CT 06117
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8 a.m.–9 p.m.

Starbucks
2475 Albany Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117
Friday, 5 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Saturday, 5:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Sunday, 6 a.m.–9 p.m.

3 miles away in Bloomfield

Republic Gastropub
39 Jerome Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Friday 11:30 a.m.–11 p.m.
Saturday, 5 p.m.–11 p.m.
Sunday, 4 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

Ginza Japanese Cuisine
14 Wintonbury Mall, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m.–11 p.m.
Sunday, 12:30–10 p.m.