College Harp Program Directory

The Hartt School, University of Hartford






Susan Knapp Thomas

Program summary

Program includes: orchestra, chamber music, pedagogy, orchestral harp studies. Double majors with harp and Music Ed, Arts Management, or Music Production and Technology offered.

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program details

Type of school


Music and arts degrees offered

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Music Education
  • Doctor of Musical Arts
  • Professional Studies Certificate
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Number of harp students


Lessons available for non-majors?


Harp minor offered?


Number of school harps


Space provided for personal harps?


The Hartt School, University of Hartford

This program is best suited for students who:

"want to grow their skills and musically advance in a supportive environment."

What sets this program apart from others is:

"Music Ed program, high level faculty, friendly environment."

Students who graduate from this program go on to:

"The Metropolitan Opera (Principal Flute), San Francisco Ballet (Harp), Jazz."

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

"supportive, close-knit community of learners and world-class faculty."

The Jackie Mclean Institute at Hartt offers a strong jazz option to students interested in non-traditional harp studies. Concentrations in other areas are offered by the University of Hartford. Harp students have opportunities to be recruited for outside gigs.

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