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Fuller Music Center

The Alfred C. Fuller Music Center is a four-story complex that houses The Hartt School administration, Music Division and the main office and music departments of the Community Division.  Alfred Fuller, founder of The Fuller Brush Company, and his wife, Mary Primrose Fuller, a pianist, helped nurture The Hartt School and create scholarships through their philanthropy.  In 1998, Mary Primrose Fuller left a bequest of $19.8 million, creating new opportunities for Hartt.

The Fuller Music Center has two distinct areas:  O'Connell Hall and Paranov Hall.

O'Connell Hall

O'Connell Hall is located on the east end of the Fuller Music Center and houses newly renovated Room 21, Berkman Recital Hall, and the main offices and practice rooms of the Community Division.

Paranov Hall

Paranov Hall, on the west end of the Fuller Music Center houses the Instrumental and Vocal Studies Divisions, Music Education, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, Academic and Contemporary Division, and The Hartt School administration. The LEGO Learning Center is also housed here.  This facility is comprised of a large classroom and an adjoining observation room designed to further the understanding of how children, in their first seven years, develop musical understandings and skills.

Berkman Recital Hall

Berkman Recital Hall, renovated in the summer of 2008, is an 80-seat hall with a direct recording studio connection to the Hartt Recording Studio, Green Room facilities, and piano storage.

Millard Auditorium

Millard Auditorium is one of the main performance venues on the University of Hartford campus. An intimate 428-seat house, it is home to Opera, Dance, Theatre, and Music Theatre performances of The Hartt School. In addition, Millard is used for symphonies, chamber music concerts, solo recitals, and lectures. Millard has computerized sound and lighting equipment, a 50-foot proscenium arch with a stage depth of 32 feet, a 22 line-set fly, and a full orchestra pit.