An avid drummer and former teacher, Sarah Hagan joined the artist relations department at Avedis Zildjian Company fifteen years ago, and has worked her way up to the position of Director of Artist Relations, Worldwide for Zildjian and Vic Firth. During this time, Hagan has personally selected cymbals for top drumming luminaries and has been instrumental in building Zildjian’s roster of artists representing a wide range of musical styles.
As a member of Zildjian’s Sound Team, Sarah has been working closely with the R&D and marketing departments on the successful development and launch of products over the last ten years. In addition, Sarah has been a board member of the Percussion Marketing Council and is currently a member of the PASIC Drum Set Committee. She has recently been named the First Vice President, Treasurer of the Percussive Arts Society Executive Committee, a position she will assume in January of 2019.