Art Hlywa, Sr. was a soprano soloist and member of the horn line instructional staff with Connecticut Hurricanes from 1955 through 1968. He is a charter member of the Connecticut Alumni Senior Drum and Bugle Corps, playing in the horn line and also instructing. He organized a Christmas Brass Ensemble which includes Hurricane alumni and active corps members. He has served as vice president of the alumni association and chairman of the alumni association’s annual charity golf tournament, with proceeds directed to the Connecticut Hurricanes. He has been a horn instructor for the Connecticut Yankees senior corps, and 11 junior corps from across the state. He was inducted as a regular member in 2008.