Hello, I'm Devin Lane

Software Engineer and Musician

I'm a creative software engineer with an interdisciplinary background as a musician, writer, and educator. These experiences empower me to collaborate smoothly across diverse teams of technical and non-technical backgrounds. I thrive building consensus in cross-functional collaborations.

Some career highlights:

I'm available for consulting, contract work, and joining your team full-time if the fit is right.

Select Work

Climate Music Project

As the Artist Engagement Manager at the Climate Music Project between 2020-2021, I worked with the executive team to develop & scale strategic methodologies to improve artist and scientist communications, expanding the creation of scientifically-faithful music that spurs public action on the climate crisis.


Music Education

Youth student playing guitar in the Tenderloin Recreation Center

Up On Top

Between 2014-2020, I developed and led a grant-funded after-school music program for youth at Up On Top in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood.

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Blue Bear School of Music

Between 2014-2021, I developed curriculum and led group classes, after-school programs, ensembles, and private lessons for the renowned Blue Bear School of Music

Here's a clip of an advanced band I mentored

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Vibo Music School

Between 2017-2021, I led successful private lessons at Vibo Music School for hundreds of students on guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, and songwriting.

partnership schools where Devin Lane has taught

Partnership Schools

Since 2014, I have developed and led successful music programs at the following Bay Area Schools: Tenderloin Recreation Center/Up On Top (2014-2020), St. Vincent De Paul Elementary (2015-2017), Brandeis School of San Francisco (2015-2017), The Academy High School San Francisco (2016), New Traditions (2017-2018), Alt School (2017-2018), Rooftop Alternative School (2017-2019), Creative Arts Charter School (2018)


Original Music

Cover art for In the Eyes of a Stranger by Gentle Return

In the Eyes of a Stranger

Seven track album written, performed, produced, mixed by Devin Lane.

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This Is Really Happening

Ten track album written, performed, produced, mixed by Devin Lane. Additional vocals on "Your Smile" by Amanda Salguero. Mastered by Piper Payne.

South

Ten track album written, performed, produced, mixed by Devin Lane. "Bogotá": produced by Stephen Haney and Devin Lane. Steve Hernandez: drums on Bogota, Roof Blues, Switches. Andy Mignano: drums on The Conservatory, Mamita Papita, Blue and Gray. Mastered by Ash Clayton & Devin Lane. Full album credits here.

2 Real 2 Talk

Five-song EP written and performed by Real Real Talk: Devin Lane, Sean Real (composer for 99% Invisible), Ashley Clayton, Kellen Morimoto. All songs by Real Real Talk. Primary songwriter on "Christmas" and "Cut Him Out". Additional lyrics by Nina Berman on "Paid Sick Leave". Recorded and mixed by George Rosenthal at The Complex SF. Mastered by Ashley Clayton

Real Real Talk

Five song EP written and performed by Real Real Talk: Devin Lane, Sean Real (composer for 99% Invisible), Ashley Clayton, Kellen Morimoto.

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