Layne is currently a freelance percussionist living in the Greenville, South Carolina area. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Clemson University in 2012 and the Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance from the Ohio State University in 2014. During her varied studies, she has performed throughout the world with various ensembles. Layne has had the privilege of studying percussion with Susan Powell, Joseph Krieger, Paul Buyer, Mark Spede and Bill Stowe. In addition to her work with Pickens High School as Director of Percussion, Layne maintains an active percussion studio with students ranging from elementary through adults. In her spare time, she enjoys performing with her cover band in the Greenville area.
Director of Percussion