Bruce Hangen is Director of Orchestral Activities at the Boston Conservatory and Music Director of the Indian Hill Symphony.
Former Principal Pops Conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, Hangen founded the Portland Opera Repertory Theatre (P.O.R.T.) in 1995 and served as its Artistic and General Director for ten years. He was Music Director of the Omaha Symphony for twelve years (1984-1996), and for two seasons (1998-2000) he was Acting Resident Conductor of both the Utah and Kansas City Symphony Orchestras.
A frequent guest conductor, Bruce Hangen has appeared with the orchestras of New York, Boston, St. Louis, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Minnesota, New Jersey, Florida, Jacksonville, Naples (Florida), Syracuse, Birmingham, New Orleans, San Antonio, Santa Barbara, New Mexico, Hartford, and New Haven. He has also guest-conducted orchestras in Japan, Canada, Taiwan and New Zealand as well as opera companies in Chicago, Fargo, and Tacoma.