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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117, USA
+1 860 768 4441
Bachelor of Arts. Four years. Music studies include music history, form and analysis, theory, aural skills. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Studies include performance (classical, jazz), jazz studies, composition, theory, aural skills, music history, music education (with choral and instrumental conducting), music industry, sound engineering. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre. Four years.
Master of Music. In performance, conducting, composition, music history, Suzuki pedagogy. Master of Music Education. May include Kodály method. Doctor of Musical Arts. Doctor of Philosophy.
Artist Diploma. For advanced performance. Graduate Professional Diploma. Two years.
An independent university that can trace its history back to 1879. It gained its current name and status in 1957. The Hartt School, also founded in 1957, is housed in the Fuller Music Center and offers programs in music, dance and theatre. There is an Institute of Contemporary American Music and the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz. The School also operates the Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Centre and Lincoln Theater. There is an active opera program. Music education students have opportunities for an optional year either in a Kodály program in Hungary or in an Orff program in Mannheim (Germany). Facilities include several state-of-the-art technology studios and a set of Trinidadian steel pans. A preparatory division offers tuition in instrumental or vocal performance, ensemble and theory. The Hartt Community Division offers music training to children and interested members of the local community from birth to adulthood. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.