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History of The Hartt School

The Hartt School was founded in 1920 by Julius Hartt, Moshe Paranov, and Samuel Berkman and quickly became one of the most premier music schools in the area. In 1957, The Hartt School,Hillyer College and the Hartford Art School joined to form the University of Hartford. Celebrating over 90 years of world-class performing arts education, today The Hartt School is a comprehensive performing arts conservatory that offers innovative degree programs in music, dance, and theatre with more than 400 concerts, recitals, plays, master classes, dance performances, and musical theatre productions each year.

To explore and learn more about the influential people, inspiring events, and the progressive changes at Hartt throughout the years, click here to view a full timeline.

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