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Piano / Clarinet
Lana Drincic is a pianist, composer, teacher, and bandleader. She was raised in Kingsburg, a small town in California’s San Joaquin Valley. She started playing classical piano at age five and in her teens began studying jazz piano and playing professionally around Fresno.
Lana moved to Southern California in 2021 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in
Jazz Studies at California State University, Northridge. At CSUN, she studies piano with Gary Fukushima and performs in the CSUN Jazz “A” Band, led by Tina Raymond. In the summer of 2022, she was a semifinalist in the jazz division of the Rubato International Solo Piano
Competition in Oxford, Alabama.
Lana was also selected to be a member of the 2023 Jazz Education Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Combo. She leads her own band, Lana Drincic + Friends, and with them performs her original compositions and arrangements at venues in the Los Angeles area.
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