Professor of double bass at the University of Music in Nuremberg, he completed his double bass studies in his native Romania at the University of Music in Bucharest with Professor Ion Cheptea. In addition to his first engagement with the Philharmonic Orchestra “Transilvania” Cluj-Napoca, he was principal double bass in the Orchestra Internationale d’Italia.
From 1992 to 2003 he was principal double bass of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and, since 1998, at the same time professor at the Nuremberg Academy of Music. In 2003, Dorin Marc was appointed professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Nuremberg.
Both at home and abroad, Dorin Marc has received numerous awards, among them the Special Jury Prize in 1979 and second prize in 1985 at the ARD Competition in Munich, third prize in 1979 and first prize in 1981 at the International Double Bass Competition in Markneukirchen, the silver medal and the “P. Liebstoeckl” prize in 1983 at the Geneva Music Competition, and first prize in 1991 at the International Society of Bassists Competition in Mittenwald.
Marc has performed all over Europe and has given numerous master classes. His students have been awarded prizes in international double bass competitions such as the ARD Competition in Munich, the International Instrument Competition in Markneukirchen, the J. M. Sperger Competition and the International Competition in Brno (Czech Republic).