College Harp Program Directory

The Hartt School, University of Hartford






Susan Knapp Thomas

Program summary

Program studies for harpists include orchestral training, chamber music, pedagogy and solo training, in addition to required course curriculum. Additional performance opportunities monthly in conjunction with Guitar and Harp Department. Outside gig opportunities available for students through Hartt GigLine.

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Music and arts degrees offered

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Music Education
  • Doctor of Musical Arts
  • Performance Diploma or Certificate
  • Specialist Degree

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Lessons available for non-majors?


Harp minor offered?


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The Hartt School, University of Hartford

This program is best suited for students who:

"Seek significant, varied performance and learning in a close-knit environment of reknowned faculty"

What sets this program apart from others is:

"additional performing opportunities monthly in Evening with Guitar and Harp and other series'"

Students who graduate from this program go on to:

"Hold positions in San Francisco Ballet, harp building and repair, jazz performance and world touring"

The three words that best describe this school's environment are:

"Supportive, Close-Knit, Energetic"

The learning environment at Hartt is high-quality and supported by an encouraging group of world-class faculty members, and a close-knit community of friends and fellow learners. The surrounding university and capitol region environment provides additional opportunities for performance, culture and personal growth.

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