School of Music

Faculty & Staff

Dave Hagelganz

Office: Kimbrough 445
School of Music
Washington State University
PO Box 645300
Pullman, WA 99164-5300
Phone: (509) 335-7804
FAX: (509) 335-4245

Dave Hagelganz

Instructor of Music, Saxophone

Listen to Dave Hagelganz on WSU Recordings


Dave Hagelganz has performed, recorded and toured with many top jazz artists including Mal Waldron, Claudio Roditi, Terence Blanchard, Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Kenny Drew Junior, Mulgrew Miller, David Friesen, Ben Wolfe, Nancy King, Chris Botti, Diane Shuur, Clark Terry, Lew Tabackin and Don Menza. As a college student, Dave Hagelganz was the overall winner in the jazz soloist category of the 1989 Down Beat international student music awards. Since then, his music has been heard around the world, receiving praise in top jazz publications, including Downbeat, JAZZIZ, Jazz Times and Japan's Swing Journal. In 2014, Dave’s self-titled quartet CD featuring his original compositions was released internationally on the peer-reviewed WSU Recordings label. Dave has taught at the University of South Florida, Whitworth College, the University of Idaho and currently teaches saxophone and jazz studies at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. He is in demand throughout the country as a guest artist, clinician and adjudicator.

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