Alexandru-Ștefan Murariu graduated the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy from Cluj-Napoca, in the composition class of Maestro Adrian Pop. He is the laureate of the Liviu Comes, Alexandru Zirra, Ștefan Niculescu national competitions and won the 1st prize at the chamber music section with his work entitled „El Nino”, in 2014 at the George Enescu International Competition. In 2015 he won the George Enescu Scholarship offered by the Romanian Cultural Institute, which consisted of a two month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. In 2017 he won the Romanian Composers and Musicologists Union prize with the work „Espaces I” for string quartet. His works have been performed both nationally and internationally by ensembles from Romania, Germany and Scotland. He has participated in the master classes of Karol Beffa, Allain Gaussin, François Paris, Isabelle Duha (France), Jörg Widmann, Manfred Stahnke (Germany), Fabio de Sanctis de Benedictis (Italy), Michael Hersch (U.S.A), Dan Dediu, Cornel Țăranu, Costin Miereanu (Romania), Agustín Fernández (U.K.). At the present, he is an Instructor at the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy.