Master Class Clinicians

Dr. 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 is currently a member of the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet and Les Favorites, a period instrument ensemble. 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 and Tel Arc. 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 Conterporaneous Writings.” Dr. Lane was a National Flute Association Convention performer competition winner in 1996.

Dr. William P. Whipple completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Pedagogy and Performance with a secondary concentration in Music Education at the University of Iowa.  He earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. His teachers have included Bill and Pat Medley, Kenneth Amada, Howard Aibel, Marc Silverman, and Alan Huckleberry.

He has been the featured soloist with the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Christian Tiemeyer, the Fort Dodge Symphony with conductor Daniel Kleinknecht, and was heard on Iowa Public Radio with the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony and conductor Melissa McBride.

He has previously served on the music faculties of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA, Fresno City College in Fresno, CA, and the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA.

Dr. Whipple has presented at the MTNA National Conference in Albuquerque, NM and has been published in the American Music Teacher magazine.