COUNTRY: United States
GROUP: Rhythm X, Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corp
Dr. Lane Summerlin is an active percussionist residing in Columbus, Ohio. He is currently serving as the front ensemble coordinator for Rhythm X Indoor Percussion Ensemble. Lane is also currently an instructor for the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps. Previously, Dr. Summerlin instructed the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps and the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, where he also served as Percussion Caption Head.
Lane received his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from The Ohio State University, where his focus was percussion performance. His academic research is centered on the history and development of the front ensemble in Drum Corps International; his publication is the first to focus on the subject.
Dr. Summerlin holds a Master of Music degree from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Lane also endorses Evans Drumheads, and Innovative Percussion products