As one of the defining marimba players of his generation, Bogdan Bacanu has been praised for his culture of sound as well as his deep musicality. He studied marimba at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with his great mentor Professor Peter Sadlo.
Bogdan is professor of marimba at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz (Austria) since age 23 and was thus the youngest professor of his kind, world-wide. In 1998 he was awarded ,Musician of the Year' in Australia and in 2010 a honorary professorship by the University of Sechuan / China. He also was a teacher at the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna.