Born and raised in Austin, TX, Hannah Hagar has spent most of her time making music. She started writing and performing as a kid at various fundraisers and local city events before eventually meeting producer and engineer, David Murray (City of Austin Economic Development Department, Music & Entertainment Division). She recorded for nearly four years in Murray’s central Austin studio; and with the help of Austin legends like Roscoe Beck on bass and Brannen Temple on drums, in 2008, Hagar released her debut album, Portraits.
Over the next decade, Hagar continued to write, record, and perform under her own name, as well as with other artists including Reed Turner, Joanna Barbera, and Emily Wolfe.
Through touring, Hagar found a passion for the off-stage as well - artist and tour management, event production and talent buying, and sync licensing and brand activations. Hagar has since worked with a number of organizations including New York University, Sony Sync Shop, and Havas.
Hagar is currently the Director of Music & Social Programming at the Hotel Van Zandt and Geraldine’s. When she is not at work, she teaches songwriting and guitar at ATA College Prep in Bee Cave, and enjoys adventuring with her girlfriend, Haley -- traveling to new cities, states, countries; exploring new restaurants, recipes, wines, cocktails; boating, boot camps, camping, climbing, seeing live music and theatre.
Hagar holds a B.A. in Political Science from St. Edward’s University, and an M.A. in Music Business from New York University.