Thomas A. Scavone

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Director of Hartt Community Division

Dean's Office for Hartt, HCD Music, HCD Dance

Hartt Community Division
860.768.4903 F 17

Southern Connecticut State University, Education Administrative Certification

The Dana School of Music, Youngstown State University, M.Mus.

Westfield State University, Teacher Certification

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.Mus.

Thomas A. Scavone has served as a PreK-12 Fine and Performing Arts Administrator for over 25 years. Under his leadership, three of the school districts were designated as a National Best Communities for Music Education with two of the high schools selected as Grammy Signature School finalists. Throughout his career, Tom has developed partnerships with many local and regional arts associations bringing artists into schools and providing students with varied performance opportunities.

Tom’s ensembles have been recognized nationally for excellence and have performed throughout the United States. Highlights include performances at the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade and the 53rd Presidential Inaugural. In addition, his groups have been featured guest performers at the United States Military Academy’s West Point Jazz Festival, the All-New England Music Festival and with the United States Air Force Academy’s Falconaires. His jazz ensembles have opened for numerous national artists and have been recognized as outstanding groups at various festivals including Berklee School of Music, UMASS-Amherst and the University of New Hampshire.

Tom has served on numerous state and national Arts committees. He was recognized as the CT representative for 50 Music Directors in the U.S. Who Make a Difference and was selected as a Yale Distinguished Music Educator. He serves as a guest conductor and adjudicator for regional and state festivals in Pennsylvania, Ohio and throughout the Northeastern United States.