DeLane Doyle is a percussionist, composer and dance accompanist based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he teaches at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.
He has served as a dance accompanist at Interlochen Center for the Arts since 2015 and at University of Wisconsin-Madison since 2016. DeLane’s compositions have been performed in collaboration with Interlochen Center for the Arts, Traverse City Dance Project, in a revival of Anna Halprin’s Circle of the Earth, set by Jamie Mchugh, Li- Chiao Ping Dance, and Dance NOW Miami! DeLane’s electro-acoustic compositions feature field recordings of natural objects and voices of the performers.
As a performer, DeLane has given concerts in Carnegie Hall, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Beijing, and Shenyang. He has been enough to fortunate to perform with Filament Duo, Cross//Hatch Percussion, Clocks in Motion, Sound Out Loud, Fifth House Ensemble, and the Atlantic Music Festival Contemporary Ensemble.
As a soloist, DeLane has performed in numerous Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion events, won runner up in the 2015 Wyoming Symphony Young Artists Competition, and was a Finalist in the 2014 UW-Madison Concerto Competition.
DeLane devotes a large portion of time to studying world music outside the western classical tradition, including studies in Hindustani Music, Joropo Maracas, Brazilian Samba, Maractu, Cuban Rumba, and Middle Eastern hand drumming.
DeLane was recently announced as the grand prize winner of the Square Peg Round Hole remix competition hosted by Spartan Records.
His mentors include Terry Gunderson, Neeraj Mehta, Mark Goodenberger, Todd Hammes, Tom Ross, and Anthony DiSianza. DeLane received a degree in music performance from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in the spring of 2017.