Born in 2004 into a family of musicians, Petru Pane began his piano studios at an early age, as an external pupil at the Georges Enesco Lycée in the class of Ana-Maria Ciornei. After four years, his interests turned toward the clarinet and he developed a passion for the instrument, studying in the class of Ovidiu Căplescu at Music School No. 3, Bucharest.
In the same period, he gave recitals at the Enesco Museum, Bucharest, the Brașov Philharmonic’s Salle Patria, and the Suțu Palace, Bucharest, as part of the ACCUMM season, and at the National University of Music. He has taken part in national competitions, winning numerous prizes, including the Prize for Excellence at the In Memoriam Yehudi Menuhin Competition, Second Prize at the Iosif Sava National Competition, and First Prize at the In Memoriam Dinu Lipatti Competition.
He has taken part in competitions at the Kronstadt Brașov Summer Academy, in 2017, 2018 and 2019, where he worked with clarinetists Emil Vișenescu, Horia Dumitrache (Switzerland), Dan Avramovici, and conductor Horia Andreescu.
He has won First Prize at the Ioan Goia International Competition, Jassy. In November of the same year, he made his solo debut with the Mihail Jora Philharmonic, Bacău, under the baton of conductor Ovidiu Balan. He is a soloist with the Bucharest Engineers’ Orchestra. He won First Prize at the Victor Giuleanu National Competition in 2019.
He was selected by the Remember Enesco Foundation to take part in the May gala concert at the Ion Dumitrescu Philharmonic. He was selected to play in the Simfonietta Orchestra, the youngest wind instrumentalist in the orchestra’s history.
In September 2019, he was invited to take part in the prestigious Georges Enesco Festival, at which he gave two short recitals, and in October he made his debut as a soloist at the Romanian Athenaeum, as part of the Classical is Fantastic season.
First prize at Sofia International clarinet competition 2020First prize at Sofia International clarinet competition 2020.