Since a very young age Ramon Lormans was interested in music. Aged 13 he was asked to join the Young Talent class of the Conservatory of Tilburg. There he took lessons with Willy Goudswaard.
After three years of bachelor studies with Arnold Marinissen and Peter de Vries at the Conservatory of Tilburg Ramon Lormans studied at the Amsterdam conservatory where he finished his bachelor, and is now first year Master student with Jan Pustjens, Nick Woud, Victor Oskam, Peter Prommel, Gustavo Gimeno, Lorenzo Ferrandiz, Arnold Marinissen and Bart Schneemann.
In 2004 Ramon Lormans won the finals of the Princess Christina competition, open for all instruments. There he was awarded with a concert in Carnegie Hall - New York, a solo concert with The Brabants Orchestra, a live radio performance on World radio Netherlands with cd recording, and a concert in Dr. Anton Phillips zaal The Hague with live cd recording. Also the competition gave him opportunities to play recitals and concerts in the Netherlands.
In September 2006 Ramon Lormans won the third prize in the Tromp International Music competition for percussion solo. In the finals he premiered the Barracuda Concerto by Jacob Ter Veldhuis as a soloist with the Brabant symphony orchestra.
Ramon Lormans has been playing solo recitals and concerts in the big concerthalls in Netherlands and abroad, such as Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall New York (USA), Vredenburg Utrecht, Polo de Haas serie – Beurs van Berlage Amsterdam, Frits Phillips Eindhoven, Vrijthof Maastricht, Nieuwe Kerk Den Haag, Dr. Anton Phillipszaal Den Haag, De Toonzaal Den Bosch, Philharmonie Haarlem, Muziekgebouw aan het IJ Amsterdam, Percumania Percussion festival Paris (Fr), Orpheus festival for modern music (Be), Grachtenfestival (NL), Traces of rhythm festival (NL), Marimba days Detmold (De), Marimba festival Linz (Au), Donaueschinger musiktage (De), Gaudeamus modern Music week (NL).
Because of their shared love for chamber music Ramon Lormans founded the Duo Sax & Stix with Saxophone player Eva van Grinsven. They play regularly in this setting. The duo is searching for new repertoire and broad combinations for this setting. They have commissioned new repertoire. In 2007 Duo Sax & Stix won the National Chamber music Competition Almere – Netherlands. And in March this year they won the Vriendenkrans Competition by the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and were awarded by the Bernard Haitink foundation prize.
As a freelance percussionist Ramon Lormans regularly plays in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Radio Chamber orchestra, Radio Philharmonic orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, The Residentie Orchestra The Hague, The Brabants Orchestra, The Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra, Ives Ensemble, Netherlands Winds Ensemble.
Since September 2007 Ramon Lormans is assistant teacher Marimba at the Amsterdam Conservatory. He also has his own young talent class with seven young students between 14 and 16 years old. Besides the regular lessons they play percussion ensemble in the group Percussion Friends.