Martin Lorenz was born in 1974 and studied Percussion in Zurich, Amsterdam, and Paris. His interest in music theater led him to attend master-classes with Jean-Pierre Drouet and Georges Aperghis. Since 1997 he has been a freelance percussionist with an emphasis on contemporary and experimental music and has completed solo and chamber music projects with various collaborators. Martin Lorenz has premièred works by Beat Fehlmann, Edu Haubensak, Michael Heisch, Mischa Käser, Daniel Mouthon, Daniel Weissberg, and Alfred Zimmerlin. Besides his appearances in Switzerland, he has made concert tours of Germany, Italy, China, Japan, Egypt, and Estonia. Martin Lorenz is a member of the Collegium Novum Zürich.