Our mission is to enrich lives through innovative and unparalleled performing arts education.
We are a regional arts school providing comprehensive instruction in
music and dance for people of all ages and experience levels. We serve
more than 2800 students throughout Connecticut with locations in West
Hartford, Hartford, and Simsbury.
Our program offers individual and class instruction, frequent
performance opportunities, theory classes, master classes, and ensemble
experience—all rooted in high-quality teaching and solid fundamentals.
We encourage our students to enroll in multiple activities to support
their whole development as artists.
The Hartt School Community Division is accredited by the Accrediting
Commission for Community and Pre-Collegiate Arts Schools. We are proud
to be viewed as a national model for community schools based on
The Hartt Community Division is a member of the following organizations:
National Guild for Community Arts Education
Suzuki Association of the Americas
Chamber Music America
American Symphony Orchestra League
The Hartt School Community Division is the non-degree granting arm
of the nationally recognized Hartt School of the University of Hartford.