Bujor Hoinic was born in Timisoara, Romania, to a family of musicians. He received his first music lessons from his father, Mircea Hoinic who was a conductor and composer. Later he studied at the School of Music in Timisoara, and graduated in1969 with piano degree. He continued his education at the Bucharest National Conservatory and received his graduate degrees in conducting and composition. These degrees he achieved summa cum laude among all students of music in Romania thus winning the National Prize.
Bujor Hoinic started his professional career right after his graduation, in 1973 when he was appointed as the music director and chief conductor to Timisoara's State Opera where he worked until 1984. He has also served as a guest conductor in symphonic concerts and operas in Romania, Yugoslavia, Russia and Turkey. Since 1976, he is a member of the Romanian Composers Union.
As a conductor, he has numerous recordings and videos at Romanian Radio and Turkish Radio and TV. His latest important production is the CD recording of Carmina Burana by C. Orff (oct.2000) with the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra and the Ankara Polyphonic Choir. Bujor Hoinic has been working at the Ankara State Opera and Ballet as General Music Director and permanent conductor since 1984. He is also the GMD of the Başkent Chamber Orchestra.
He has conducted the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Romanian National Opera (Bucharest), Iası Philharmonic Orchestra, Bursa Symphony Orchestra, Izmir Symphony Orchestra etc. He is also permanent guest conductor of the Bilkent Symphonic Orchestra, Antalya State Opera, Istanbul State Opera, Eskişehir Symphony Orchestra (Turkey), Cheboksary State Opera (Russia), Timisoara Philharmonic (Romania) and Portugal Symphonic Orchestra - Lisbon.
As a composer, Dacia-Felix, Count Dracula (ballets), Shahmeran opera, Requiem for Timişoara 1989, Piano Concerto, Oboe Concerto, Suite concertante for 3 guitars, Horoscope - concerto for 2 guitars, Concerto for violoncello and string orchestra, Concerto for 2 bassoons, Gordion- Cantata, Symphonie, are his most important compositions.
Since 1992 Bujor Hoinic is a guest professor at the Bilkent University, Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, where he teaches composition, counterpoint and fugue.
Hoinic is married to Ayse Hoinic (soprano) and they have a son, Artun, who is a conductor at Samsun State Opera & Ballet.