Thomas Hagerman


Thomas Hagerman

SAA Member


Denver, CO

Tom Hagerman is a Denver based teacher, composer, arranger, and musician best known for his multi-instrumentalist role in the Grammy nominated rock band, Devotchka.  He has performed on many recordings including those by M Ward, She and Him, Nathaniel Rateliff, Eric Bachman, Calexico, and Sage Francis.  As an arranger and orchestrator, he has worked closely with a variety of groups including, The Colorado Symphony, The Flaming Lips, The Lumineers, Amos Lee, Gregory Alan Isakov, Trampled By Turtles, Ingrid Michaelson, Lettuce, and Opiuo.  He has written original music for theater and dance, including performances by Wonderbound and the Colorado Symphony of “The 7 Deadly Sins, “De Troya” by Dallas based Cara Mia Theatre, and performances of Shakespeare’s, “The 12th Night” for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  His latest project is “Modern Victims”, a collection of pop songs recorded under the  banner “Post Truth Serum”, with Elin Palmer and Shawn King (Devotchka).   Tom is is a graduate of the music school at the University of Colorado in violin performance having studied with Oswald Lehnert and received his Suzuki training with Kathleen Spring at the University of Denver. Tom is a product of music education in public schools.