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Many in Quad-Cities Are Mourning the Sudden, Shocking Death of a Young Musician

October 17th, 2021
Many in Quad-Cities Are Mourning the Sudden, Shocking Death of a Young Musician

The family, friends, co-workers, teachers and students of Thomas William Hagaman are mourning his sudden, unexpected death at age 26 on Oct. 8. A big-hearted, boisterous musician who touched the lives of so many, Hagaman worked at Griggs Music in Davenport; was choir director at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasant Valley, and died on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in an accident at his home, where he lived alone. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 24, at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, 644 River Drive, Bettendorf. The service will be livestreamed by visiting Tom’s... Read More

Quad-Cities Piano Students Awarded in 37th-Annual Classical Competition

December 14th, 2020
Quad-Cities Piano Students Awarded in 37th-Annual Classical Competition

The Federated Music Teachers Association of the Quad-Cities recently held its 37th Annual Classical Piano Competition, with submissions turned in by video and instead of judged in person. The Federated Music Teachers Association (FMTA) – part of the 122-year-old National Federation of Music Clubs — is a group of local music teachers that runs a Classical Festival one year, alternating with a Baroque Festival the following year. In the Classical Piano Festival, entrants needed to perform one sonata or sonatina from the Classical period (1750-1820) and depending on their level, a second piece... Read More