Jolie Rocke Brown '89-Hartt Dean's Liaison
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Jolie Rocke Brown '89

Hartt Dean's Liaison

Jolie Rocke Brown '89"The University of Hartford and the Hartt School were crucial to my successes in life. Today, I remain in contact with many of my college professors, advisors, and peers. I even married my college sweetheart, Wayne Brown '86. Through the years, I have remained connected to the University, attending student and alumni functions, mentoring several Hartt students, utilizing student volunteers in my classroom, hiring Hartt students to perform, recommending the Hartt Community Division to young musicians, utilizing campus venues for events, and advising high school students to consider UHart. I am grateful for every opportunity afforded me through my experiences with UHart and look forward to doing whatever I can to help the UHart community thrive."

about Jolie

UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD DEGREE INFO

  • Bachelor of Music Education, 1989, The Hartt School

OTHER DEGREE INFO

  • Master of Early Childhood Education with Montessori primary level emphasis, 2001, Loyola College
  • Currently pursuing a doctor of musical arts in vocal performance, University of Connecticut

CURRENT CAREER INFO

  • Texas Southern University
    Visiting Instructor of Music
    Houston, TX
  • JRB Productions, LLC, CT
    Professional Vocalist, Producer and Owner
  • Private Studio Voice Teacher

PAST CAREER INFO

  • Hartford Public Schools and Capital Regional Education Council
    Music Teacher and Primary Level Montessori Teacher
  • Manchester Community College
    Adjunct Instructor
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs)
    Graduate Assistant and Teacher of Record
  • Hartford Conservatory
    Executive Director and Music Teacher
  • Music Education Consultant and Clinician

OTHER UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD ACTIVITIES/VOLUNTEER SERVICE

  • Student activities
    Sang the National Anthem at Women’s and Men’s Basketball games; Red Cap; Hartt Student Council; African American Students Association; Resident Assistant; Student worker for ARA Food Services (first student to work at The Hawks Nest) and the Athletic Department
  • Alumni activities
    Former Alumni Board Member; Co-Organizer for African American Alumni & Black Student Organization Alumni reunions and events.