Formerly taught at Elmhurst College, University of Notre Dame, and International Institute for Young Musicians. Past collaborative partners include violinist Rachel Barton Pine, pianist Mio Isoda-Hagle, members of the Chicago Symphony, Quintet Attacca, Avalon Quartet, Parker Quartet Solo, U.S. venues including: Many colleges/universities across the U.S., Symphony Space (New York), U.S. Supreme Court, Ravinia Festival's Martin Theater, Symphony Center (Chicago), Art Institute of Chicago, Dame Myra Hess Concerts (Chicago Cultural Center).
Hagle lives in the Chicago area, where he has performed at local venues including the Ravinia Festival's Martin Theatre, Symphony Center, and the Chicago Cultural Center. He has also been heard in halls throughout the United States, including at the National Gallery of Art, the Museum of Women in the Arts, Symphony Space in New York, and the United States Supreme Court. Internationally, he has performed in chamber music and collaborative performances across England, Australia, and Japan.
Hagle performs frequently on radio station WFMT in Chicago, and has been heard on NPR's Performance Today and Minnesota Public Radio's St. Paul Sunday Morning.
A valued collaborator, Matt has been the principal recital partner of violinist Rachel Barton Pine since 1999. He has also performed with members of the Chicago Symphony.
He also plays in a piano duo with his wife, Mio Isoda-Hagle. A dedicated teacher of piano, music theory, and composition, Hagle's students have won prizes in local and national competitions. He is currently on the faculty of the Music Institute of Chicago serving as the director of the Musicianship program in addition to his teaching duties.