Petrit Çeku was born in 1985 in Prizren, Republic of Kosovo where, at primary music school, he received instructions from Luan Sapunxhiu. In 2002 he moved to Zagreb, where he continued his music education under the instruction of Xhevdet Sahatxhija. Later he entered Darko Petrinjak’s class at the Music Academy in Zagreb and graduated from the program in 2008. His first solo album was released that year under the Naxos Records label.
He has taken part in master-classes led by Manuel Barrueco, Leo Brouwer, Zoran Dukić, Carlo Marchione, Ehat Musa, Scott Tennant and Ana Vidović.
He finished studies with Manuel Barrueco at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, USA.
He also performs regularly with symphony orchestras as well as in chamber music setting with various musicians.