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Dick Lange

Dick Lange began studying guitar in 1964. He joined the Adrian College music faculty in 2004 after receiving a master's degree in music performance from the University of Toledo that year. In 2009, he joined the faculty of Jackson Community College, teaching music history courses.

Lange, a former journalist who received his B.A. in communication/print media from UT in 1993, also studied Japanese language and culture extensively. Before that, he carved out a career in commercial music regionally. His current focus is jazz improvisation, composition and arranging. He maintains a private studio and regularly performs in pit orchestras for stage shows in the region.