Temazcal  by Javier Álvarez at The Milwaukee Art Museum  Image by  SnoSutdios Photography

Temazcal by Javier Álvarez at The Milwaukee Art Museum

Image by SnoSutdios Photography

Southern California Marimba Competition

Southern California Marimba Competition


DeLane Doyle is a percussionist, composer and dance accompanist based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he teaches at Germantown Academy.
He has served as a dance accompanist at the Milwaukee Ballet, Interlochen Center for the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 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, Utah Valley University with Jamie Johnson, Dance NOW Miami!, as well as many wonderful student collaborators. 

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. In June of 2019, Filament Duo received a first place prize in the open duo category of the Southern California Marimba Competition and third place at the Great Plains Marimba Competition.  

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’s interest in electronic music was recognized by Spartan Records as the grand prize winner of the Square Peg Round Hole remix competition.

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.