Jay Lane, CMVT-MT, teaches voice in Concord, Lincoln, and Maynard, Massachusetts, as well as online. He enjoys working with students of all ages, but is particularly interested in improving aging voices and in helping those with vocal disorders. He is currently on the voice faculty of the Concord Conservatory of Music, where he teaches voice and leads a choir for people with Parkinson's Disease.
A professional choral conductor and organist, Jay has released four recordings of 16th century polyphony with the Renaissance choir Vox Lucens, which he conducted 1999-2018. He has directed numerous musical organizations, including the Wakefield Choral Society, the Yale Bach Society, the Branford Chamber Orchestra, and the Gilbert and Sullivan Societies of Yale and MIT.
An accomplished church musician, Jay has served as organist and choir director at First Baptist Church New Haven CT, the Episcopal Church at Yale, Church of the Good Shepherd in Acton MA, and First Religious Society UU, Newburyport, MA. Presently he is music director at St. Anne's in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Lincoln, MA. Jay has taught music history and theory at Yale University and the University of Massachusetts, and has co-authored an article in the New Grove Dictionary of Music. His teachers include Lin Schuller (voice) Roberta Bitgood and Thomas Murray (organ), and Charles Bruck and David Hagy (conducting).