Currently a member of The United States Army Band, Shawn Hagen served eight years with The United States Army Field Band, performing across the U.S. and abroad with the Concert Band and the Embassy Brass Quintet.
When not in uniform, SFC Hagen is active in the thriving music scene surrounding Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra and has performed with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Washington Concert Opera, Signature Theater, Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, and at the National Cathedral.
In addition to his private teaching studio, SFC Hagen teaches at American University and The Bullis School. He is the brass coach for the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra. He also serves as the Maryland state representative of the International Horn Society and frequently appears as a guest artist and adjudicator at horn workshops across the country.