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Guest Artists at The Hartt School

Each year The Hartt School welcomes guest artists to present lectures, masterclasses, or perform with our students.  For a current list of this academic year's artists, see below.

2015-2016

Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz
  • Larry Willis, pianist and composer
  • Jack DeJohnette, drummer, pianist, and composer
  • Annie Ross, vocalist
  • Bobby Broom, guitarist, composer, music educator
  • Eddie Gomez, bassist
  • Donald Harrison, saxophonist

Instrumental Studies Division
  • Eric Rombach-Kendal, conductor
  • Rick Clary, conductor
  • Frank Ticheli, composer
  • Christopher Theofanidis, composer
  • Susan Botti, composer
  • Phil Smith, trumpet
  • Joe Alessi, trombone
  • John Corigliano, composer
  • Joseph Schwanter, composer
  • Chen Yi, composer
  • Jennifer Higdon, composer
  • William Bolcom, composer
  • American Brass Quintet
  • Michael Colgrass, composer
  • Oscar Ghiglia, guitar
  • James Austin Smith, oboe
  • Gene Koshinski, percussion
  • The Chiara String Quartet
  • Joseph Kalichstein, violin
  • John Clayton, composer and jazz bassist
  • Michael Barrett, pianist and conductor
  • Gerard Schwarz, conductor
  • William Eddins, conductor
  • Sergey Antonov, cellist
  • Matthew Worth, baritone

Dance Division
  • Michele Wiles + Jay Donn
  • Diana Byer
  • Adam Barruch
  • Norbert De La Cruz
  • Odette Hughes

Theater Division
  • Joe Barros, guest director, SMALL TOWN STORY
  • Sammy Buck, guest writer, SMALL TOWN STORY
  • Brandon James Gwinn, guest writer, SMALL TOWN STORY
  • Terry Layman, guest director, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
  • Kyle Brand, guest director/choreographer, TITANIC
  • Bill Kux, THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Vocal Division
  • Michael Pinkerton, stage director, singer-actor

Guest Artists Who Have Visited Hartt in the Past

Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz
  • Joanne Brackeen, pianist and music educator, 2014-2015
  • Russell Malone, swing and bebop jazz guitarist, 2014-2015
  • Randy Brecker, trumpeter and flugelhornist, 2014-2015
  • Rick Germanson, pianist, 2014-2015
  • Ron Carter, double bassist, 2014-2015
  • Lewis Nash, drummer, 2014-2015
  • Jimmy Heath, saxophonist, composer, arranger and big band leader, 2014-2015


Instrumental Studies Division

  • 4Saxess, 2012-2013
  • Jeffrey Weisner, Double Bass, 2012-2013
  • Froydis de Werke, horn, 2012-2013
  • Peter Cook, recording, 2011-2012
  • Nicholas Ross, pianist, 2011-2012
  • Wesley Baldwin, cellist, 2011-2012
  • Peter Oundjian, conductor, 2011-2012
  • Onaje Allan Gumbs, piano, 2011-2012
  • Dr. Robert Duke, music educator, 2010-2011
  • Bob Dorough, violinist, 2010-2011
  • Wildy Zumwalt, saxophone, 2010-2011
  • Samuel Rhodes, violist, 2010-2011
  • Tim Cobb, double bass, 2009-2010
  • Minji Kim, Korean Traditional percussionist, 2009-2010
  • W. Lee Vinson, percussionist, 2009-2010
  • Icelandic Duo, horn and tuba, 2009-2010
  • Leonid Sigal, volinist, 2009-2010
  • Jonita Lattimore, soprano, 2009-2010


Dance Division
  • Sydney Skybetter - 2014-2015
  • Marcia Weary - 2014-2015
  • Doug Varone - 2014-2015
  • Ryan Corriston - 2014-2015
  • Netta Yerushalmy - 2014-2015
  • Hollis Bartlett - 2014-2015
  • Victoria Simon - 2014-2015
  • Gemma Bond - 2014-2015
  • Viktor Plotnikov - 2012-2013
  • Carla Maxwell - 2011-2012
  • Raphael Boumaila - 2010-2011
  • Donald Mahler - 2009-2010

Vocal Studies Division
  • Ryan Speedo Green, bass, 2011-2012
  • Amanda Hall, soprano, 2011-2012
  • Lucille Beer, mezzo, 2011-2012
  • Raffaele Sepe, tenor, 2011-2012
  • Lucy Shelton, soprano, 2010-2011
  • Marie Plette, Hartt alumna, soprano, 2010-2011
  • Donald Osborne, Hartt alumnus, baritone, 2010-2011

Theater Division
  • Terry Layman, actor - 2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2009-2010
  • Michael John McGann, actor and director - 2010-2011
  • Patricia McCorkle, show case consultant - 2009-2010
  • Marin Ireland, Hartt Alumni Award Honoree, actor - 2009-2010



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