Fabio Croce was born in Italy, started learning music at a young age and was accepted at the Conservatorio in Novara (I) already at the age of 14. He studied oboe with professors Renzo Turola, Daniele Scanziani. This was followed by a master's degree at the conservatoire in Karlsruhe under the supervision of professor Georg Meerwein. Later he attended several master classes of Bruno de Rosa, Stefan Schilli, Alex Klein, Isaac Duarte and David Seghezzo.
He is a laureate as a soloist and together with chamber music ensembles at various international competitions.
He has demonstrated his ability as a solo oboist and cor anglais player with theatres, symphony orchestras, chamber orchestras and professional wind orchestras in Italy, Switzerland and Germany. Numerous concert-tours have taken him to Europe, Asia and South America. He is currently solo-oboist with the Baden-Württemberg Police Orchestra and the „Bläserphilharmonie Baden Württemberg“.
Since the beginning of 2018 he has been working with the renowned oboe builder and repairer Joost Reijns and he is mainly dedicated to the repair and sale of oboes, cors anglais and oboes d'amore.
Fabio Croce is a much sought-after lecturer for oboe and cor anglais, he taught at various conservatoires in Italy, Switzerland and Germany for 30 years.
He is currently booked and highly esteemed for workshops and as a lecturer, as well as for his expertise as a reed-expert and conductor.