Originally from Tennessee, Dr. Justin Hageman has performed and worked in many different capacities in the Los Angeles area as a free-lance horn player. He has performed with such varied artists as Stevie Wonder, Michael Bolton, Josh Groban, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Tony Bennett. He is an alumnus of the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, where he was principal horn in 1995, the Brevard Music Center, and the Henry Mancini Institute.

As an orchestral performer, Dr. Hageman has performed with the Los Angeles Opera, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Pasadena Symphony, the New West Symphony, the Long Beach Symphony, the Long Beach Pops Orchestra, the Fresno Philharmonic, and with the Angeles Chorale as a soloist on J. S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor. In addition, Dr. Hageman has also worked in the Hollywood recording industry; his credits including several major motion pictures and albums with performing artists Russell Watson, Chris Botti, and Jane Monheit.

Dr. Hageman is currently a member of the Santa Barbara Symphony, the Pasadena Pops Orchestra, and the Novo Philharmonic. He received his B.S. degree in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University. In the spring of 2003, he earned his Masters in Horn Performance from UCLA, and in 2005 completed the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at UCLA under the tutelage of horn professor, Brian O’Connor. His other most influential teachers have included James Thatcher, Arthur LaBar, Earl Paluzzi, and Calvin Smith.

2012     Ted         French Horn
2011     Rango: Music from the Motion Picture     Hans Zimmer     Horn
2011     War Horse [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Horn
2010     Music from Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore         Horn
2009     Batman: The Brave & the Bold [Soundtrack from the Animated Television Show]         Horn
2009     Battlestar Galactica: Season Four [Syfy Channel Series]     Bear McCreary     French Horn
2008     Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo [Original Score for the Animated Feature]         Horn
2006     Flags of our Fathers [Soundtrack]     Clint Eastwood     Horn


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