Layne Mauldin is a well-rounded educator and percussionist based in Greenville, South Carolina.
Layne is currently Adjunct Percussion Instructor at Clemson University. She teaches applied lessons in all areas of percussion, in addition to working with the percussion ensemble. She is also the Director of Percussion at Legacy Early College Elementary School in Greenville, SC where she teaches world percussion to second through fourth graders and directs the honors percussion ensemble. She actively composes pieces that her percussion ensemble performs and frequently collaborates with the string and choir directors at her school, providing her students with well-rounded experiences as performers. Additionally, she serves as the Director of Percussion at Pickens High School, where she teaches the front ensemble and drumline of the marching band. Over the last four years, she has assisted in leading the marching band to their four highest consecutive placements in SCBDA finals in school history, including a South Carolina AAA State Championship in 2016.
In 2017, she formed Catch 22 Duo with her friend and colleague Emily Salgado. They are currently working on The Trevino Project, a multi year endeavor that will result in a comprehensive collection of composer Ivan Trevino’s percussion duets. Additionally, they are planning various performances throughout the upstate of South Carolina in the coming year.
Layne received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Clemson University in 2012 and went on to receive her Master of Music degree from the Ohio State University in 2014. She has studied percussion with Susan Powell, Joseph Krygier, Paul Buyer, Mark Spede, and Bill Stowe.
She proudly endorses Artifact Percussion.