The Hartt School

The Hartt School offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pre-professional training in music, theatre, and dance. Through diverse coursework and a close mentoring relationship with faculty, students become versatile and collaborative performing artists, educators, technologists, managers, composers, and scholars.

Hartt students engage with their profession through masterclasses, guest artists, professional partnerships in training, internships, and opportunities to perform around the world and alongside our esteemed faculty. With more than 400 performances each year, Hartt is the largest producer of the performing arts in Connecticut.

There is More to You Than Your Major

As a Hartt student, you receive a world-class performing arts education and have the opportunity to gain so much more. Enhance your educational experience through a minor in an academic discipline outside of the performing arts, take advantage of the University’s Honors Program, or study abroad. You also have the opportunity to join nearly 100 clubs and organizations, attend Division I sporting events, take in gallery shows, or take a day trip into New York City or Boston.

Realizing Your Dreams is the Grand Finale

Hartt’s dynamic and accomplished alumni are working musicians, dancers, choreographers, actors, singers, educators, technicians, and arts administrators who have earned awards and acclaim around the country and the world.

“It is rare to find a school where the musicians and conductors are comfortable performing conservative orchestral music as well as contemporary music written within the last decade. On top of this, there is a relaxed atmosphere for learning at Hartt that encourages constructive criticism and camaraderie between colleagues and faculty. My decision to go to Hartt was one that has led me to a successful path in music, and I am glad that I chose to attend school there.”

Schuyler Jackson, BMUS ’13
– Acting Second Bassoon with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

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