Tom Hagen

Work History

Work History
1985 - Present

Chief Instructor

Hagen Studios

Teaching private lessons to trombone, euphonium and tuba students beginners through masters level.  A high rate of success has been maintained as students have advanced to State levels and have secured college scholarships in music performance.




Rice University
Sep 1981 - May 1985

B. Music Education

Four years concert band, three years orchestra, band librarian, band manager,

fm symphony manager, tour soloist on euphonium, senior honors trombone. Leif Christianson Band Award Concordia Brass Quintet invited by Empire Brass to attend Tanglewood Institute



Computer Literacy

Able to navigate basic paths and  to conduct necessary reasearch


Wrote a series of three trombone method books, wrote 4 pieces for band, over 50 trombone arrangements much more in the works


Compiled ITA recital information, wrote paper on Grieg. Rearched modern trombone techniques and conducted phone interviews


Recitals in college, at Rice and Church performances, clinic demonstrations, orchestra concerts Guest appearances


Teaching privately 25 years, public school, trombone ensemble, heavy recruitment for band and ensemble,UND, Concordia, paraprofessional, substitute teaching


Writing, cooking, reading, art, listening to different music than I'm used to, traveling,meditation and visualization, helping wayward young people,inteernet exploring, disc golfing, being with my kids, watching movies and gardening.