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Sean Peter Hagon is a composer and orchestrator for the film, television and
advertisement industries. As an active screen composer and a member of BMI Hagon has a number of TV and film composing credits to his name including the History Channel's hit TV show American Pickers, PBS' Genealogy Roadshow, Snapped on Oxygen CNBC's The Filthy Rich Guide and The Deed, and the award winning film short Ride The Wave and the romantic comedy feature film Seduction and Snacks.
An experienced and well rounded musician in all genres, Hagon comes from a diverse and long family history of professional performing musicians and music educators. As a multi-instrumentalist in piano, trumpet and violin, Hagon leverages decades of his diverse music background in performance, education, composition, and music production to create music that not only has a unique compositional voice, but is well-produced, authentic and communicates a strong message.
Hagon received his degree in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music and graduated cum laude with a concentration in music production, composition for film and TV and music education. He went on to receive his diploma in Media Composition and a diploma in Cinematic Orchestration from the London School of Creative Studies and studied with Charles Fernandez who is known for his orchestrations and compositions for HBO's "The Band of Brothers", numerous film trailers and his many contributions to Disney, MGM and Universal. Hagon received his master's degree from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis in Music Technology.
When not composing, Hagon serves as the Dean of Pre-College, Online and Professional Programs at Berklee College of Music and was the former chair of the Professional Music Department. Hagon is also a visiting professor at the Universidad Panamericana School of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, Mexico. Prior to his appointment at Berklee, he was the Director of Continuing Education at New England Conservatory.
Hagon was a recipient of the 2010 Exemplary Music Educator Award from Berklee College of Music in recognition of his outstanding teaching and efforts to advance the music education profession.