Elizabeth Lane received her B.A. in Music from Wheaton College, M.M. in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, a Diploma in Piano Performance from the Conservatoire Americain de Fontainebleau and completed private study with Constance Keene, chamber music coaching with Samuel Sander and duo piano coaching with Alice Nagle.
Performance and Teaching Experience
As a member of the flute and piano duo Ariel Duo, Elizabeth was Artist in Residence at the American Landmarks Festival of which performances include Carnegie Recital Hall, numerous NYC museums, Federal NYC Landmarks and Voice of America. She was also Artist in Residence with Young Audiences, Inc. (New York City and Indianapolis), St. Mary-of-the-Woods College (Indiana), and Metropolitan Arts Council (Indianapolis). Elizabeth was pianist/Musical Director for Cantare vocal ensemble in Washington metropolitan area and has given collaborative voice/piano recital at James Madison University, the Kennedy Center, Church of the Epiphany, Smithsonian as well as annual performances at Levine Music.
As a piano instructor, Elizabeth has taught at St. Stephens, St. Agnes School and Episcopal High School (Alexandria, VA), was chamber music coach for Chamber Music of Arlington summer program, piano instructor at the Bronx House Music School, School of Musical Education (NYC) and Adjunct Lecturer in Music at Indiana University (Indianapolis).
Elizabeth has had articles published in American Music Teacher, Keyboard Companion and Clavier Companion Magazine. She has presented workshops for Arts for the Aging (Alexandria, VA), was a presenter for Montgomery County Music Teachers Association and is the creator and chairperson for WMTA Adult Musicales.
Elizabeth has been on the Levine faculty since 1988 where she teaches adult piano performance groups.
“I have been at Levine over 25 years now. My colleagues continually inspire me by their fine musicianship and the high standards that they set for their students.”
Teaching Philosophy and Approach
“My goal is to inspire students of all levels to listen and work creatively, always attaching the ear to the fingers. I believe that every student can reach a level of musical excellence, loving every note along the way.”
Elizabeth is an avid reader who loves attending the theater and is a year round lap swimmer.