Join us for an unforgettable evening as Tony Hagood’s piano mastery takes center stage, alongside a band featuring some of Columbus’s best.
Tony Hagood, a highly accomplished pianist and composer from Westerville, Ohio. A graduate of Capital University with a bachelor’s degree in music performance in 2010, Tony has been enthralling audiences all over the world with his musical versatility and programming diversity, performing in China, Japan, South Korea, France, Italy, Spain, Turkey, and various Caribbean nations. Alongside his performances, he programs and plays for a concert series at the Columbus Museum of Art and the McConnell Arts Center and leads various musical ensembles. Tony also imparts his expertise as a lecturer and instructor in commercial, jazz, and classical piano at Otterbein University, serves as a staff pianist at OSU, and is the staff pianist at Teays Valley High School for their choirs. He is the Owner & Founder of Noteworthy Music, a company that teaches lessons in student’s homes, and runs A Note Above the Rest Entertainment, a music and musician booking agency.
Tony’s partial performance experiences include playing with two time Grammy award winner Tamika Lawrence, playing for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and Ne-Yo for their sold out picnic with the pops concert, Playing with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra for Home for the Holidays concerts, playing with Byron Stripling’s Quintet, performing with singer songwriter and broadway actress Shayna Steele, singer songwriter and actor Chester Gregory, R&B Singer and Songwriter who made it the final round of American Idol Michael Lynche, performing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, performing with the New Albany Symphony Orchestra and many more. Tony is very passionate about music and its powerful influences. He will continue to pursue diverse musical paths and share them with all who listen.