Who We Are
Emily Lane | Founder & Curator
With two decades of business leadership combined with a lifelong passion for music and fine instruments, Emily brings a fresh and unique vision to the industry. Her tailored and individualized approach has taken her clients to top levels of achievement. Having the opportunity to combine professional experience with her passion, Emily is the definition of élan.
Kenneth Kulosa | Musicians Consultant
Ken has helped numerous colleagues and students find their instruments. As a professional cellist and teacher, he understands how an instrument needs to respond to compliment a musicians playing style and performance goals.
Brian Daw | Luthier
With a BFA in Music Education and graduate of the Violin Making School of America, Salt Lake City in 1993. His own study of music, specializing in concert bass helps Brian understand the needs of each client, making him a very intuitive luthier. He has received international awards in violin making.
What We Do For Our Clients
We provide the vital international connections necessary to help musicians and investors buy or sell their fine musical instruments.
We have dedicated our lives to professional and courteous service.
As musicians ourselves, we understand the love and dedication that is inherent in every purchase of an instrument, and work with musicians to ensure that their exact needs are satisfied.
Who We Support
There are many great organizations that work to keep music alive and accessible to all. Here are a few that we love.
The Open String Foundation
Provides musical instruments to children in poor communities – improving the quality of life for children.
The Saint Louis Arts Alliance
An arts organization that engages musicians to collaborate with multiple genres of artists, supporting artist growth and creativity.
The Kingsbury Ensemble
An early music ensemble, utilizing period instruments for authentic performances of the renaissance era to early romantic.
In the spirit of always learning and growing, at Elan, it is important for us to be a part of the musical community. There are many wonderful organizations in the industry that foster communication, education, collaboration and community. Here are a few that we enjoy participating in.
The Violin Society of America
The American String Teachers Association
The National Association of Music Makers
How We Can Help You Find the Perfect Instrument
Elan has established international connections with sellers of both new quality instruments and old and rare instruments.
We provide these fine instruments for sale through regular auctions and through one-on-one sales.
If you are looking for your next instrument as a professional musician or as an investor, Elan can find the exact instrument to suit your needs.
Helping You Sell Your Instrument
As a seller of a fine instrument, you want to ensure that you receive the best possible price for your instrument, and you want to ensure that the instrument is in the hands of someone who will be a good custodian.
Elan Fine Instruments will help you place your instrument in the right hands.