Tudor Florian Păduraru was born in Iași, Romania, in 1993. He took his first violin lessons at the age of 6, and continued his musical education in his home town until 2015. During his school years he was rewarded many prizes at the most important national competitions, gaining the reputation of a rising romanian talent and earning the chance to play several concerts as a soloist with symphonic orchestras. His menthor was the violinist Șerban Mereuță, member of the Ad Libitum Quartet.
In 2015 he came to Vienna to study at the University for Music and Performing Arts with Prof. Elisabeth Kropfitsch. He finished his Magister studies with distinction at the class of the same professor in 2020.
He joined many masterclasses, learning from violinists such as Liviu Câșleanu (concertmaster of the Beethoven Orchestra in Bonn, Germany) and Igor Ozim (Professor at Mozarteum University Salzburg).
Between 2014 and 2016 he was a regular first violin member of the Romanian Youth Orchestra, playing also as a guest first violinist with the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands (NJO) in 2016. As an orchestra member he also performed in many countries such as Romania, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Moldavia, Germany, Italy, China and Russia.
Since 2020 Tudor Paduraru is a regular member of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra.