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Biography

 

Lorenz (°1994) started his music career at the local music academy of Heist-op-den-Berg (Belgium). He continued his career at Luca School of Arts under the guidance of Nick Ost, where he graduated in 2017. In addition to his master's degree, Lorenz also obtained a specific teacher’s degree.

Since February 2019, Lorenz is working as a professional euphonium player at the Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Air Force. He also holds the Principal Euphonium seat at the ‘Noordlimburgse Brassband’ and plays at the ‘Koninklijke Fanfare Onafhankelijkheid Wiekevorst’. In his freelance career, Lorenz regularly performs with various orchestras in Belgium and abroad. In addition to his career as an euphonium player, he is also active as a teacher and conductor.

 

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Lorenz has participated in several national and international competitions. At the age of 18 he was crowned laureate at the Belfius Classics, in that same year he also won the solo championships of Vlamo. In 2018 he became semifinalist at the European Soloist Competition for Brass and Percussion Instruments. At the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition in Rome he obtained first place. Lorenz was the best soloist at the Flemish Open Brass Band Championships in 2018. In 2019, Lorenz won the Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet Contest in the air variety category, with the trophy of Most outstanding Euphonium of the
competition on top. He finished third at the British Open Solo and Quartet Competition 2020.

 

 

 

Lorenz is a Besson artist and performs exclusively on a Besson Prestige 2052 Euphonium.

 

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Titles

2020

Second place at the Jeju International Brass & Percussion Competition.
KR

2020

Third place at the British Open Solo and Quartet Competition.
UK

2019

Winner Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet Competition in the air varie category.
UK

2019

Most outstanding Euphonium of the Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet Competition.
UK

2018

Semi-finalist European Soloist Competition for Brass and Percussion Instruments.
The Netherlands

2018

Best soloist at the Flemish Open Brass Band Championships.
Belgium

2017

First prize winner at the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition.
Italy

2017

Third place at the Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet Competition 2017 in the slow melody and air varie category.
UK

2017

Most outstanding Euphonium of the Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet Competition.
UK

2017

Semi-finalist at the International competition for Saxhorn, Euphonium and Tuba of Tours and Chambray-Lès-Tours.
France

2013

Winner of the solo championships of VLAMO.
Belgium

2012

Laureate at the Belfius Classics.
Belgium