Mihai Marica Headshot

Mihai Marica


Romanian born cellist Mihai Marica is a First Prize Winner of the Irving M. Klein International Competition and the Dr. Luis Sigall International Competition in Viña del Mar, Chile, and is a recipient of Charlotte White’s Salon de Virtuosi Fellowship Grant.  He has performed with orchestras such as the Symphony Orchestra of Chile, Xalapa Symphony in Mexico, the Hermitage State Orchestra of St. Petersburg in Russia, the Jardins Musicaux Festival Orchestra in Switzerland, the Louisville Orchestra, and the Santa Cruz Symphony in the US. Mr. Marica has given recitals in Austria, Hungary, Germany, Spain, Holland, South Korea, Japan, Chile, the United States, and Canada.

A dedicated chamber musician, Mr. Marica is a member of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society Two roster and is a founding member of the award-winning Amphion String Quartet.  He has appeared at Chamber Music Northwest, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival, among others, where he has collaborated with such artists as Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, David Shifrin, André Watts, and Edgar Meyer.  Mr. Marica studied with Gabriela Todor in his native Romania and with Aldo Parisot at the Yale School of Music, where he was awarded the Master of Music and Artist Diploma degrees.

Photo credit: Mingzhe Wang