Whether as a composer, performer, teacher or author of books about percussion, Nicolas Martynciow is one of the great performers of percussion in the world. Born in Saint-Etienne, Nicolas Martynciow studied music at the conservatory of his hometown in class Claude Giot and Philippe Boisson. After studies at the Conservatoire Francis Brana Créteil, entered the National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris for drumming lessons and chamber music with Jacques Delecluse and Michel Cals. In 1990, he won the first prize in each of these disciplines. Later joined the Orchestre de Paris (in 1995), having made a exceptional course until today.