Jeremy Lane

Jeremy S. Lane

Director of the School of Music

College of Music & Performing Arts

Ph.D. in Music Education, Louisiana State University


Dr. Jeremy S. Lane, Director of the School of Music, oversees all aspects of degree programs, curriculum, and day-to-day- operations. Prior to his appointment at Belmont, Dr. Lane served as Chair of the Department of Music at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and on the music education faculty at the University of South Carolina.

Dr. Lane is the founding director of the Congaree New Horizons Band, a program for adult music learners. His primary research activities have focused on adult music learning, and he had published in leading journals including the Journal of Research in Music Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, the International Journal of Community Music, and the Journal of Band Research. He has presented his work at numerous events across the country and internationally, and is the author of a chapter on assessment of adult amateur musicians in an upcoming series to be published by Oxford University Press in 2019. He is co-author (with Scott Rush) of the book Quality of Life Habits of A Successful Band Director, published by GIA.

He is a graduate of New Mexico State University, Baylor University, and earned his Ph.D. in Music Education from Louisiana State University. He and his wife Hallie live in Nashville with their two boys, Griffin and Rhys.