Lane Perkins

Lane P.

Norman, OK

Lesson Details

Viola

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My goal is to help you progress in your studies of the Viola. I do not expect to have any studio recitals, but I would love to help prepare you for any performances, orchestral or solo, that you have coming up. I am open to your repertoire choices if you have something you are itching to play (I know I have my own bucket list). If needed, I can also make suggestions for repertoire based on your current skill level. As for my history and aspirations for the Viola; I have been studying with Dr. Mark Neumann for four years. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Viola Performance from the University of Oklahoma in 2017, and am currently working towards my Masters Degree in Viola Performance at the University of Oklahoma. I hope to receive my Doctor of Musical Arts in the future.
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About

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Lane delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8 to 60

Teaching since:
2016

I am currently a Master's Student at the University of Oklahoma. I received my Bachelor's Degree in May of 2017 from the University of Oklahoma. I began my studies of the Viola at age 11, when I started in the public school's orchestra program. From there I continued playing the viola in various orchestras, youth orchestras, and honors orchestras in the Oklahoma City area. From Fall 2013 through Spring 2015, I served as the Violist for OU's Undergraduate Honors String Quartet, studying under Dr. Jon Ruck, Dr. Gregory Lee, and Dr. Mark Neumann. I specialize in Solo works, as well as chamber and orchestral works. I look forward to working with you!

Experience

Viola Teacher
Nov 2017 - Present
Imagine Music and Arts

I am one of the Viola teachers on staff at Imagine Music and Arts

Services Specialist
Aug 2016 - Aug 2017
OU Information Technology Services team

I worked in OU’s Information Technology Services team for a year. I frequently worked on computers, both hardware and software issues, as well as helped students and faculty with any issues they had with their University accounts

Education

Master of Music - Viola Performance
Aug 2017 - Present
University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Music - Viola Performance
Aug 2013 - Present
University of Oklahoma

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Wayne Cruise Viola Award
Apr 2017
Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Wayne Cruise Viola Scholarship
Apr 2016
University of Oklahoma School of Music

Affiliations

American Viola Society
May 2016

The American Viola Society is a nonprofit organization of viola enthusiasts, including students, performers, teachers, scholars, composers, makers, and friends, who seek to encourage excellence in performance, pedagogy, research, composition, and lutherie. United in our commitment to promote the viola and its related activities, the AVS fosters communication and friendship among violists of all skill levels, ages, nationalities, and backgrounds.

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Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America
Apr 2014

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) is an American collegiate social[1] fraternity for men with a special interest in music. The fraternity is open to men "who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of [its] Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America."

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