Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Lars was introduced to the saxophone
at the age of 10. After performing a duo TV show with famed Jazz pianist
Herbie Hancock, Dietrich decided to pursue a career in music.
At the age of fifteen he got accepted to study saxophone at the
Conservatory of Amsterdam. In 2005 after completing his Masters in
Music degree in Amsterdam Lars received a full scholarship from
Manhattan School of Music, Dietrich moved to New York and studied
under Dick Oatts and David Liebman.
As a leader Dietrich released his well reviewed 2009 debut album 'Breek
de Grond' and his 2011 Solo album 'Stand Alone'