The Hartt School Success Stories
Through diverse coursework and close mentoring relationships with faculty, Hartt students turn their passion into their profession.
Learn more about The Hartt School's successful students and alumni.
Tara Micale '20
“The four years I had at UHart were the best four years of my life thus far. The friends, connections, and memories I've made are ones that I'll cherish forever,” says graduating senior Tara Micale. She was a Music Education major through the Hartt School and recently accepted a position as a K-5 general music teacher in the West Hartford Public Schools district.
Amanda Milne '20
Graduate Amanda Milne recently received her master’s degree in music instrumental performance (violin) through UHart’s Hartt School. This program, which focuses on Suzuki Pedagogy, is a two-year program lead by internationally acclaimed Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) teacher trainers.
Abigail Pollock '20
For graduating senior Abigail Pollock, the support and guidance from UHart’s faculty was key to her success as an undergraduate. Abigail studied music education at The Hartt School and was hired before graduation as an elementary general music teacher in Provincetown, MA. Abigail says that her “favorite thing about UHart was the faculty's level of expertise for their crafts.”
A Rewarding Senior Piece
Mikaela Papasodero '19 discusses the unexpected journey of her senior piece, as well as her current performance career.
A New Home
Nicole Arruda '19 discusses how a trip over winter break led to a move to Nashville for a vibrant career opportunity.
When Two Disciplines Meet
Christopher Natale '20 discusses how the worlds of percussion and musical theatre mesh in his current studies.
Dance Performance Major Lands Job at Urbanity Dance
Dance Performance Major Lands Job at Urbanity Dance.
Our Talented Students Become Successful Alumni
Music Theatre alumnus Jamaal Fields-Green ‘18 has landed the roles of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton in the Chicago cast of Hamilton playing at the CIBC Theatre.
Hartt Alumni win 2018 Tony Awards
The Tony Awards recognize excellence in Broadway theatre. Being nominated is an honor and winning is a high career achievement. The University’s performing arts conservatory The Hartt School was well represented at the 2018 Tony Awards by alumni across many different disciplines.
Richard Owen Morgan ’02
After graduating in 2002, Richard Owen Morgan, went on to graduate study at the University of Oxford, and later Yale Law School. Starting in August 2013, he has been on a fellowship with New York University School of Law’s Center on Law and Security, where he focusses on comparative intelligence oversight.