DeLane Doyle is originally from Casper, Wyoming and currently is pursuing a degree in percussion performance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He previously studied at Central Washington University and Casper College. Along with being awarded Percussive Arts Society’s Val and Venus Eddy Scholarship in 2012, he has performed as a soloist at PAS’s “Day of Percussion” in both Wyoming and Washington. His musical endeavors while at CWU include performances with the Percussion Ensemble, Orchestra, various jazz ensembles, and Wind Ensemble — which recently recorded a CD featuring the works of Alan Hovhaness with Naxos records and Keith Brion. DeLane has attended Zivkovic’s International Summer Academy for Marimba and Percussion, the California Brazil Camp, the Siletz Bay Music Festival where he was a member of the orchestra and was also featured as a soloist, and most recently the TORQ Percussion Seminar where he performed the Canadian Premiere of Zivkovic’s new trio Sandy The Hurricane. DeLane has taught with various ensembles throughout Washington and Wyoming. His primary educators include Anthony Di Sanza, Mark Goodenberger, Neeraj Mehta, and Terry Gunderson.