Adrian Mocanu was born 1989 in Kyiv, Ukraine. He was studying music composition at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. In 2019 he received the Gaude Polonia scholarship of the Ministry of Culture of Poland and was taking classes with professor Paweł Łukaszewski at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. His works have been performed in Ukraine, Estonia, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Russia and USA. His recent artistic interests include exploring the acoustic and timbre possibilities of the instruments through unconventional ways of playing by entwining them into monochrome soundscapes, which often appeal to poetic images or artistic legacy from different cultures.