Martin Machovits was born in Vienna in 1966.
He joined the Vienna Boys’ Choir at the age of ten, staying with them for four years. He studied bassoon with Prof. Michael Werba at the Vienna Conservatory, graduating with distinction.
In 1986 Martin Machovits began his professional career at the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien and from 1987 to 1990 he was a member of the Bruckner Orchestra in Linz. He is a founder member of the bassoon quartet Fagotes Locos.
He has played second bassoon and double bassoon with the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra since 1990.