Constantin Răileanu – is the band’s founder and leader. He is doctor in music of the National Music University from Bucharest, led by University Professor Dr. Teodor Tutuianu.
He initiated the enterprise which has built the Anton Pann ensemble. He is a composer, conductor, singer and percussionist. Constantin is a researcher of the old oriental music.
He has a double degree in Byzantine Music and Academic Choir Conductor at the National Univeristy of Music in Bucharest, a degree in History and Philosophy of Religions – Religious Phenomenology at the Faculty of Theology in Bucharest.
He performed in over 600 concerts in the country, as well as abroad. He peformed with great musicians, such as: Kyia Tabassian, Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, Neva Ozgen, Alkis Zopoglou, Ahmet Sahin, Mehmet Bitmez, Mehmet Fatih Zulfkar, Petros Papageorghiou, Fikret Karakaya, Emmanuel Hovhannisyan, Derya Turkan, Vincent Segal, The Madrigal choir, Armonia choir of the State Philarmonic in Cluj, Psalmodia choir of UNMB.
Alexandru Stoica – owns the title of doctor in music at National Music University Bucharest, led by University Professor Dr. Octavian Nemescu.
He has a degree in Musical Pedagogics and he also owns a master degree in Contemporaneous Musical Education at National Music University Bucharest.
He plays oud (lute), guitar, violin. He participated to lute mastership courses, led by Kyriakos Kalaitzidis and Mehmet Bitmez.
an experience of over 300 concerts within the Anton Pann band, wherewith he sang along with famous musicians, as : Kiya Tabassian, Kyriakos
Kalaitzidis, Neva Ozgen, Alkis Zopoglou, Ahmet Sahin, Mehmet Bitmez,
Mehmet Fatih Zulfkar, Petros Papageorghiou, Fikret Karakaya, Emmanuel
Hovhannisyan, Derya Turkan, Vincent Segal, DaCapo choir, Madrigal choir.
Sabin Penea – has a degree at National Music University in Bucharest, the violin department, professor Gabriel Croitoru.
He owns a master degree at National Music University in Bucharest, the violin department, the class of the master Gabriel Croitoru.
He participated to courses of mastership led by Simeon Yaroshevici , professor at National Conservatory of Tel Aviv, Israel, Andrei Gavrilovici, professor at National Conservatory of Berna, Switzerland, Stefan Gheorghiu, professor at National Conservatory of « Ciprian Porumbescu » Bucharest.
He assisted Sir Neville Marriner, as
the frst violin within the band’s master-class of Ruse, Bulgaria, under the
guidance of Erich Scagerl, concert-master of Wiener Philharmoniker. He
has an experience of over 500 concerts, and his proﬀesional performance was rewarded with numerous awards.
Issam Garfi – has a degree in Royal Conservatory of Liege, in National Conservatory of Rouen under the guidance of some famous professors, such as Toon Fret, Mario Caroli, Jean-Christophe Falala și Aline Poirier.
He started his preofesional career as a holder ﬂutist of the Symphonic Band in Tunis.
He had a wide concert activity, especially in France, as a player or a member of some music chamber ensembles, such as: Kammerensemble Köln, Duo Garf&Petrov Pro Arbitus. He colaborated with the Philarmonic choir in Paris and Hanovra and with the Philarmonic orchestra in Morocco.
He acquired the silver medal at “Svirel International Chamber music competition” in Slovenia with Duo Weltweit. Issam studies to obtain the doctor title at the Music University in Strasbourg.
He performed in many ﬂute master-classes at High Institute of Music Tunis (ISMT) and at National Conservatory in Tunis. He is a guest ﬂute professor at National Conservatory of music in Rouen, France. Since 2017, he joins the old chamber music ensemble Anton Pann.
Andrei Nițescu – has a degree at National Music University Bucharest, the cello department and he owns a master degree in music. Since 2012, he is a member of the only professional string quartet in Bucharest – “Solartis Quartet”, and together with it obtained numerous honors at national and international competitions, as: the 3rd prize at the “W.A.Mozart” Competition, the 1st prize at “Drumul spre celebritate” (“The way towards fame”) Competition, the 2nd prize and the “A. Dvořák” prize at the International Plovdiv Competition 2014.
In 2013 and 2015, Solartis Quartet was invited to perform within the International Festival “George Enescu”.
It participated in tournaments in Germany, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Spain, Russia, Lithuania, Swizerland, Austria, France.
He attended master-classes with: Alexandru Tomescu, Horia Mihail, Răzvan Suma, Bernhard Naoki Hendenborg, David Cohen, Erich-Oskar-Heutter și Alexander Huelsoﬀ. He joined the old chamber music ensemble Anton Pann in 2017.
Oana-Lucia Raileanu Benko – is a doctor in music, Musicology department, at National Music University Bucharest, led by University Professor Dr. Octavian Nemescu and she has a degree in Musical Pedagogics at the same University.
Since 2008, Oana is the artistic manager of the old chamber music ensemble Anton Pann and along with it, she organised over 500 concerts.
She is the manager of Cantermir Melo projects, UNICORNa journey back in our history, Customs and Mastership - Masterclass of Traditional musical Instrumens ( AFCN), leader of « Cand Bizantul eram noi »(« When we were the Byzantinum « ) (ICR) project.
She was the music director of Medieval Art Festival in Sighisoara (2008 edition) and manager of « Music in your highschool » project. Since 2014, she participates at Anton Pann Ensemble’s performances through video-art, ensuring the concept and the projection for the shows.