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Jeremy Lane

Associate Professor of Music Education
School of Music

Phone: 803-777-1501

School of Music Room 316


Congaree New Horizons Band
Music Education



Jeremy Lane teaches courses in music education and research at the University of South Carolina. Lane is the founding director of the Congaree New Horizons Band Program, a group that provides opportunities for adults age 50 and over to learn to play a band instrument. The program, founded in January of 2007, has approximately 90 members and includes 3 performing bands, chamber ensembles, jazz bands, and private lessons.

Lane’s primary research interests focus on adult music learning, and he has published in leading journals, including Journal of Research in Music Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, and Journal of Band Research. He has presented his work at numerous events across the country and internationally in Asia and Europe. He currently serves as the editor of the South Carolina Musician magazine, and is on the editorial board of the Southern Music Education Journal.

He is a graduate of New Mexico State University, Baylor University, and earned his Ph.D. in Music Education from Louisiana State University. Prior to his appointment at USC, Dr. Lane taught instrumental music in the Texas public schools. Dr. Lane is a member of MENC: The National Association for Music Education, South Carolina Music Educators Association, Phi Kappa Lambda Music Honors Society, and the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education.