Tim Lane has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1989. Prior to that he was a faculty member at Eastern Illinois University, the Interlochen Arts Camp, and the Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory Department. He has been a member of the Orquestra Sinfonica de Veracruz, Mexico, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Ohio Chamber Orchestra, and the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra. He currently serves as the principal flute player with the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Lane attended high school at the Interlochen Arts Academy and earned his Bachelor of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music and his Master’s and Doctoral Degrees from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Lane’s dissertation was titled, The Relation Between Analysis and Performance of W. A. Mozart's D-Major Flute Concerto (K314/285d) in Accordance with Contemporaneous Writings. As a college-age student he studied the flute with Maurice Sharp, Harold Bennett, Alexander Murray, and Claude Monteux. Studies in the Alexander Technique and in yoga (B. K. S. Iyengar approach) have also been important throughout his flute-playing career.
Mr. Lane is featured on Shards of Glass, a solo recording published by Zuma Records, as a chamber musician on the CRI, Opus One, Lumina, and Skyline recording labels, and as second flute in two Tel Arc Digital recordings with the Cleveland Orchestra performing Romeo and Juliet and The Nutcracker by P. I. Tchaikovsky and the Symphony #5 by Dmitri Shostakovich.
Paper Route Press is currently selling Flute Playing and the Art of Doing Less, Volume One, Air, Lip, and Tongue and Flute Playing & the Art of Doing Less, Volume Two, Intonation, Resonance, and Color. Future publications will include Interpretation and Expression: a Musician's Workbook, transcriptions of music by Johann Sebastian Bach (Four obligatto sonatas and the Solo Sonata) and Guillame Dufay, a critical edition of W. A. Mozart's Concerto in D Major K. 314 for Flute and Orchestra (piano reduction), and original compositions (flute duos and a trio for Flute, Soprano Saxophone and Piano) by Tim Lane. These publications will become available in 2017.