Christopher Rizzio

Associate Director, Admission

Hartt Admission

The Hartt School
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MBA, Management - University of Hartford

BA, Music - University of Connecticut

BS, Accounting - University of Connecticut

Chris Rizzio serves as Associate Director of Hartt Admission, working primarily with undergraduate applicants for the Music, Dance, and Theatre programs. Chris brings his background in the professional business world to help solve problems and make improvements to systems for all teams that he works with. Prior to his work with the admission team, Chris managed billing and registration for Hartt’s community programs as Registrar for Hartt Community Division.

Before joining the University in 2015, he worked in tax accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Chris attended the University of Connecticut and holds a BA in Music as well as a BS in Accounting, summa cum laude. While a student at UConn, he studied clarinet with Curt Blood and performed with numerous ensembles, including serving as a Drum Major with the UConn Marching Band. Chris completed his MBA with a Management emphasis at the University of Hartford in 2019.