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Jodi Hagen

Instructor in Music
Jodi Hagen

Education

B.M. Boston University

M.M. Boston University

Artist's Diploma Boston University

Biography

Violinist Jodi Hagen received an Artist Diploma, master’s and bachelor’s degree in violin performance at Boston University, where she was a Director’s Award student of Roman Totenberg.

Since then, she has held tenured positions with the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra and the Boston Ballet Orchestra, where she has often filled in as concertmaster. She performed with Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and is a regular member of the Bach, Beethoven, & Brahms Society Orchestra.

Hagen has been concertmaster of Boston Midsummer Opera since 2007, and for numerous Broadway shows and star attractions in Boston’s premier theaters. She has performed with Emmanuel Music at Lincoln Center and throughout Europe, and has recorded for Koch International and Nonesuch.

She has appeared as soloist at Boston University, with the MIT Summer Orchestra, the Salem Philharmonic, and three times with the Harvard Summer School Orchestra.

Hagen enjoys playing solo violin for the Emmy-winning PBS TV series “American Experience.” Her solo playing is featured on “Compendium,” with music by Boston composer Graham Gordon Ramsay (Albany Records).

As a member of Scandia Duo since 2007, Hagen has performed over 20 recitals throughout New England with renowned organist Heinrich Christensen, including world premieres and a commissioned work.

With Trio Nordica, which she helped found in 2010, she has performed many new works throughout the Boston area.