Mircea Marian holds a degree in cello and completed his master’s courses at the National University of Music in Bucharest under the guidance of Prof. Marin Cazacu. A Doctor of Music, he holds the position of university lecturer at the UNMB in the chamber music department and as a cello teacher at the “Dinu Lipatti” National College of Arts. He is also a solo instrumentalist with the Radio Chamber Orchestra and a member of ensembles such as Duo Serafim, PlaCello, Duo Cello Jaya, Trio Larson, Violoncelissimo, and Profil.
He is a first-prize winner at competitions such as Eugen Coca (Chișinău) and Victor Giuleanu, the second prize at The Road to Fame, and the grand prize and first prize at the Mihail Jora Competition.
Throughout his artistic development, he has studied and performed recitals with prestigious musicians including: Marin Cazacu, Jan-Erik Gustafsson, Alexandra Gutu, Frans Helmerson, Diana Ketler, Aage Kvalbein, Fenyo Laszlo, Olsi Leka, Robin Pharo, Răzvan Popovici, Marcin Sieniawski, Răzvan Suma.
Mircea Marian has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the Gera Philharmonic – Germany, the National Radio Orchestra – Bucharest, the Radio Chamber Orchestra – Bucharest, the Romanian Youth Orchestra, the State Philharmonic of Arad, Botoșani Philharmonic, Ion Dumitrescu State Philharmonic from Ramnicu Valcea, Focsani Chamber Orchestra, Muntenia State Philharmonic from Targoviste, the University Orchestra of the U.N.M.B., the University of Graz-Austria Orchestra, and the Oltenia Philharmonic from Craiova.
Additionally, he has made recordings for the Romanian Broadcasting Corporation, both as a soloist and with Duo Cello Jaya.
He has participated in master classes and festivals such as: ICon Arts Festival, George Enescu International Festival, Sergiu Celibidache International Festival, SoNoRo Festival, SoNoRo Interferences, Baroque Nocturnes, Meridian Festival, JS Potsdamer Innenstadt Festival, Sf MN Festival, Enescu and the Music of the World Festival.