Thomas Hooker Hanford

About Thomas Hooker Hanford

1974, B.S. and 1978 M.S. in Art Education, S.C.S.U., New Haven, CT 1988-1998 Full time art teacher at I.A.H.D. schools for disabled children in Tarrytown and the Bronx from 1988 to 1998. 1998 to 2015: Teacher of Music Together, an international program for preschoolers and their caregivers. 2014 to present: Music Consultant working with children and adults at Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy in Brewster, NY. I also teach at Cynthia White Daycare at Hotchkiss School and other daycares in Litchfield County, CT 1994 to present: Musician and storyteller at historic sites, museums, festivals, schools and libraries including Mark Twain House, Stanley-Whitman House, Old Sturbridge Village, Clermont, Olana, Stony Point, Fort Crailo, Schuyler Mansion State Historic Sites in the Hudson Valley, First Nights in Hartford, Danbury, Westport, Torrington and Sturbridge, MA.

Grade Levels

3 , 4 , 5

Art Forms


Curriculum Focuses

Social Studies

Program Formats

In-School Performance


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