Devin Lane is a musician, songwriter, and producer from California. He has been performing and writing music since 1998 and teaching since 2007. Devin holds a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in music from U.C. Santa Barbara and has also studied at San Francisco City College. In addition to teaching at Vibo Music, Devin is on the faculty of renowned music school Blue Bear School of Music and has taught at numerous public and independent schools, after-school programs, and has given talks at Santa Clara University.
Devin’s specialty is guitar, singing, and songwriting; he also teaches piano, bass, drums, ukulele, and recording production. He mentors a select group of private students and leads youth and adult ensembles and bands toward achieving their goals.
He has written and produced several albums and toured the U.S. and Canada with his project Gentle Return, and previously with Real Real Talk. Fluent in Spanish, Devin has traveled extensively in Latin America, performing in Mexico, Colombia and Peru. He has also produced audio for film, podcasts, and video games.
As a teacher, Devin embodies a love of music which helps inspire his students to find the music they love, motivating them to progress on their instrument and in their art. He works with students’ interests as motivation for technical training that guides them toward their desired goals as part of a well-rounded musical education.