Massimiliano Dragoni (percussion) joined Lucidarium before his twentieth birthday. Since then, he has played more than 2’000 concerts across five continents, recording for over a dozen labels. He earned a Masters Degree in Philosophy with a thesis dedicated to Boethius’ influence on medieval music theory. He gives frequent courses in early and traditional percussion techniques as well as hammer dulcimer throughout Europe. He is a founding member of the ensemble Anonima Frottolisti, and was the founder Resonars – Accademia di Arti Antiche. In addition, he is a fervent researcher of Italian music, dance, folk-medicine and cooking traditions.