Biography

Oboist:
Romanian National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sonomania New Music Ensemble

Artistic Director:
Bucharest International Music Competition
Bucharest Winds Ensemble


One of the active romanian musicians of his generation, Valentin Ghita, studied oboe with Florin Ionoaia at the National University of Music in Bucharest and with Aurel Marc at the „Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy in Cluj. He received a careful artistic guidance from professor Dorin Gliga after finishing his studies. He also received the teaching of leading soloists such as François Leleux, Albrecht Mayer, David Walter, Gregor Witt, Christian Schmitt, Diego Dini Ciacci, Matthias Becker, Hans Elhorst and Emilia Ksánky during masterclasses he attended.

Valentin Ghita is 1st prize winner at five national oboe competitions, including some aditional special prizes. As a soloist he performed with orchestras such as Bucharest Radio Chamber Orchestra, Moldavian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Moldavian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Pitești Philharmonic Orchestra, Botoșani Philharmonic Orchestra, Râmnicu Vâlcea Philharmonic Orchestra, Brăila Philharmonic Orchestra, Târgoviște Philharmonic Orchestra, Napoca Chamber Orchestra, Focșani Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Lanto Arte.

As chamber musician he was invited in Masan Contemporary Music Festival – South Coreea, Eulsukdo Composition Music Festival, Busan – South Coreea, J.I. Schnabel Music Festival – Poland, Balchik Classic Days Music Festival –  Bulgaria, Cluj Modern Festival – Romania. He was a guest oboist in concerts with Romanian National Youth Orchestra, Neue Internationale Philharmonie, Mozart Kammerphilarmonie, Bombay Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Regala, Camerata Elite, Profil and Devotio Moderna new music ensembles.

His passion for teaching began as a guest lecturer in Mumbay, invited by The Bombay Chamber Orchestra Society in 2005. He was appointed full chamber music professor at „Sigismund Toduță” Music College in Cluj from 2006 to 2008, associate chamber music professor at the „Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy in Cluj from 2008 to 2009 and associate oboe professor at the National University of Music in Bucharest from 2016 to 2017.

Chamber music occupies a central focus in his musical life, performing regularly with Bucharest Winds Ensemble wich he founded in 2013. Attached to the modern music, he is actively interested in new repertoire for oboe wich he constantly presents as a member of Sonomania New Music Ensemble. In 2018 he founded Bucharest International Music Competition – a chamber music competition dedicated to wind instruments.

From 2009, Valentin Ghita is oboist of the Romanian National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bucharest.

Valentin Ghita plays on a Marigaux M2

Links:  Marigaux, CIMRO

Contact: ghitavalentin@ymail.com