John Hagan - Band Director & Music Department Chairman
John Hagan was named Director of Bands at Germantown High School in 2015. After studying music education at Youngstown State University in Ohio, he joined the Navy Band Program as a trombonist in 2002. Upon leaving the Navy, Mr. Hagan completed a masters degree in music at the University of Memphis. While there, he served on staff with the Mighty Sound of the South Marching Band, as well as the director of Jazz Ensemble II. Most recently Mr. Hagan served as the assistant Director of Bands at Northpoint Christian School in Southaven, Mississippi.
As a trombonist Mr. Hagan has performed in a variety of settings. As a member of the Navy Band, he was selected to perform at the opening of the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock Arkansas. Locally he has been a performed and recorded with the Memphis Jazz Orchestra, Memphis Repertory Orchestra, and as a member of the local music institution FreeWorld. Mr. Hagan is no stranger to musical theater. He has performed in the orchestras for local productions of Urinetown, Anything Goes, Tarzan, The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, The Wizard of Oz, as well as Desoto Family Theater's award winning production of Les Miserables.
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