Dane Krich is a versatile freelance percussionist in the Baltimore and D.C Metropolitan areas. An active orchestral and chamber musician, Dane has played percussion with the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Philharmonia Orchestra, Landon Symphony Orchestra, Trinity Symphony Orchestra, and the Central Maryland Chorale. His timpani credits include the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, the Pan American Symphony, Central Brass Ensemble, Trinity Symphony Orchestra, the World Bank Chamber Orchestra and the St. John's Chamber Orchestra. A well-practiced drum set artist and hand drummer, Dane is versed in many different styles of music and has played with the likes of Martin Short (the comedian), the Ed Meyers Jazz Quartet, the Willie Green Quartet, Acacia, Dock Street, Chosen, the Roderick/ Gunson Project and many other jazz, Cuban, Brazilian, Gospel and Rock/Pop ensembles. As a recording artist, Dane has done sessions at John Armstrong Studios, Outhouse Studios, and Wright Way Studios with various chamber ensembles, jazz, rock, pop and gospel groups. Dane has also premiered four pieces, two of which were written directly for him.
A sought-after theater musician, Dane has accompanied well over forty different musicals. He has performed for Toby's Dinner Theaters, Imagination Stage, Red Branch Theater, Adventure Theater, Tidewater Players, Memorial Players, American University, Roland Park Country School, St. Paul's School, Friends School, The Gilman School, Young Actors Theater, as well as many other community theaters, universities, and schools. During the summer of 2009, Dane extensively toured and performed with Olney Theater's National Players' production of Ain't Misbehavin', and throughout the summer of 2011, he dedicated himself to Olney Theater's production of Grease.
Dane graduated Magna Cum Laude from Towson University with his Bachelors of Music in Percussion Performance. He went on to get his Masters of Music in Percussion Performance from The University of Maryland College Park. Dane Currently is the director of percussion studies at Morgan State University and Cecil College. He also teaches at Suitland High School and Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, and Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts.