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Daron Aric Hagen


Following studies at the Curtis Institute of Music and Juilliard, Hagen has become renown in his professional career for the art songs and song cycles he has composed.  He has composed also orchestral works, operas, and chamber ensemble pieces.  In addition to composing, he has performed as a solo pianist and taught at various institutions, including Bard College.
Among the commissions he has completed are Broken Pieces (a 1-act opera), Phantoms of Myself (for soprano and piano), and Songs of Madness and Sorrow (for tenor and chamber ensemble).
Daron Hagen


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