Lucas Lipari-Mayer is a French trumpet player currently based in the city of Paris. He has quickly become one of the most promising musicians of his generation, taking on the expanding trumpet repertoire with grace and virtuosity. He has participated in many groundbreaking groups and is the newest member of the world famous contemporary music ensemble, Ensemble Intercontemporain. Other note-worthy productions include work with Ensemble Musikfabrik, Opera Paris, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra (2015), and the experimental opera company The Industry.
Lucas started his studies on the cornet at the age of five with Serge Delmas. He later joined the trumpet class of Gérard Boulanger at the National Regional Conservatory of Paris, where he studied for nine years, where he was also regularly evaluated by Guy Touvron. From 2005-2013, he was part of the Junior Brass Band of Paris as 1st solo cornet, directed by Clément Saunier. He has participated in various Master Classes with Håkan Hardenberger, Thomas Stevens, Guy Touvron, Clément Garrec, Thierry Caens, Sergueï Nakariakov, Anthony Plog, Gabriele Cassone, Stephen Burns, Marco Blauuw, John Wallace, James Thompson, Robert Sullivan, Craig Morris and has regularly worked with Amy Horvey, and Stéphane Beaulac.
Lucas completed a BFA at the California Institute of the Arts, under the tutelage of Edward Carroll, and is currently completing a Masters Degree at the Malmö Musikhögskolan under the tutelage of international trumpet soloist Håkan Hardenberger.