Lane Miller has been a professional piano technician for over 30 years. He received his initial training under Owen Jorgensen at Michigan State University, and also holds a master's degree in mathematics.
Miller has previously held full-time positions at West Virginia University and the University of Southern California. He has done work for many other universities, including: University of Michigan, Rice University, Michigan State University, University of Illinois, McNeese State University, Northeastern State University, Oakland University, and others. In addition, Miller has worked for noted fortepiano builder John Lyon.
Miller has prepared pianos for Vladimir Ashkenazy, Ruth Slenczynska, Lambert Orkis, Robert Roux, Count Basie, Mischa Dichter, Ursula Oppens, Maria van Epenhuysen Rose, Jerome Rose, Ralph Votapek, Kenneth Drake, George Winston, Fernando Laires, Nelita True, et al.
Miller has enjoyed the longest tenure of any full-time piano technician in Crane's history.