Jodi Hagen received an Artist Diploma, Masters Degree, and Bachelor Degree in violin performance at Boston University, where she was a student of Roman Totenberg. She has earned numerous honors for her solo and chamber music performances from such notable institutions as Boston University, the Carmel International Chamber Music Competition, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
Ms. Hagen enjoys playing solo violin for the PBS television series American Experience. She has appeared in recitals at King’s Chapel, MIT, The Nahant Historical Society, Swampscott Unitarian Universalist Church, and Boston University, among others. Recent chamber music performances include Emmanuel Music’s Showcase Series with Winsor Music, guest artist on Wellesley College faculty recital, at the St. Botolph Club, and with the Boston Octet. Ms. Hagen has appeared as soloist at Boston University, and with the Harvard Summer School Orchestra, the MIT Summer Philharmonic, and the Salem Philharmonic Orchestras.
As a freelance violinist in Boston, Ms. Hagen is a member of the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Boston Classical Orchestra, and Chamber Orchestra of Boston. As a member of Emmanuel Music, she has performed at Lincoln Center and throughout Europe. She has recorded for Koch International and Nonesuch. Ms. Hagen also performs with the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra, Boston Pops, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Opera Boston, and the Boston Ballet Orchestra.
This season’s recitals include Trinity Church in Haverhill, Tufts University, Jean Wilson Music Series in Newburyport, West Roxbury’s Holy Name Series, and Trinity College Summer Music Series in Hartford, Connecticut. Jodi is a faculty member at the New England Conservatory’s Preparatory School.