Born and raised in Vienna. After a fulfilling career start as a fiddler at funerals Mario moved directly from the funeral business for five years to the NÖ Tonkünstler Orchestra. Then he became the principal violist of the ORF Radio-Symphony Orchestra. He also played as a jazz violinist with various bands, among others the Vienna Art Orchestra (VAO) and Conrad Schrenk's "Extravaganza". 2011 founding of the "Mario Gheorghiu's JAZZ CORNER“.
Since 2008, the principal violist of the ORF Vienna Radio-Symphony Orchestra; Performances as soloist and chamber musician in Germany and abroad (Carnegie Recital Hall, Berlin Philharmonic, Concertgebouw, Suntory Hall, ....); Vienna Art Orchestra, Salonorchester Alhambra, Barbara Bruckmüller Big Band.
Jazz; Rock; Fusion