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Faculty and Staff

Tim Lane

Dr. Tim Lane

Professor of Music

D.M.A., M.M., University of Illinois
B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Academic Areas: Applied Flute, Theory and Aural Skills

Dr. Tim Lane
231 Haas Fine Arts Center
Music & Theatre Arts Department
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Phone: 715-836-2386

Tim Lane has played with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Orquestra Sinfonica de Veracruz, and the Ohio Chamber Orchestra. He has been a soloist and chamber music participant with the Roundtop Music Festival (Roundtop, Texas), the Arcady Music Festival (Bar Harbor, Maine), and with the San Antonio Chamber Players. He founded the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra in 1998 and he is currently serving as the principal flute with the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra.Dr. Lane is an active recitalist and has recorded a solo CD for Zuma Records Inc., "Shards of Glass;Romantic Twentieth Century Flute Music." He has also recorded music for Centaur, Tel Arc, and Ivar's label.His teachers have included Maurice Sharp, Alexander Murray, and William Bennett. He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Illinois - Champaign/Urbana and wrote his dissertation on "The Relation Between Analysis and Performance of W.A. Mozart's D Major Flute Concerto in Accordance with Contemporaneous Writings." Dr. Lane was a National Flute Association Convention performer competition winner in 1996 and has performed at their annual conventions on numerous occasions.

Most recently Dr. Lane has completed a two volume publication titled, "The Art of Doing Less" about flute playing and acoustics and another work titled, "A Musician's Workbook;Expression and Interpretation."He has also written numerous compositions including an extended set of flute duets and a four movement Sonata for Flute, Soprano Saxophone, and Piano titled, "This Never Was."He is currently preparing a new performing edition of W.A. Mozart's D Major Flute Concerto.


  • MUSI 158/358 Applied Flute
  • MUSI 141, 146 &142, 147 First Year Theory and Aural Skills
  • MUSI 257/457 Woodwind Ensemble

Audio Excerpts by Tim Lane, Flute:

Sonata Simple by Joaquin Gutierrez Heras.  Tim Lane, flute. Lori Cruciani, piano                                                                                                                             

Allegro                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lentamente

White Willow Boat by Larry Baker

COILS by Larry Baker

Time as Another by Larry Baker. Tim Lane, flute; Jacqueline Wilson, bassoon; Owen Lovell, piano                                                                   Movement I
Movement II
Movement III

Danza de Las Bailarinas by Mario Lavista. Tim Lane, flute; Lori Cruciani, piano

Boogie Stop Shuffle by Ornette Coleman.  Tim Lane, piccolo; Paul Zonn, bass clarinet; Michael Cameron, string bass.

Network Slammer by Zack Browning.  Tim Lane, flute.

Never Was Will for Flute, Soprano Saxophone &Piano by Tim Lane. (midi sound file)

Movement 1

Movement 2

Movement 3

Movement 4