Piotr Nowara was born in 1991 in Tarnowskie Gory, Poland. He received his first horn lessons at the age of 11 with Adrian Ticman. From 2007 he was a student of Miroslaw Kuchlewski. Since 2011 he has been studying at the Academy of Music, Drama and Media in Hanover with Prof. Markus Maskuniitty.

During his studies, Piotr Nowara gained experience in the symphony orchestra at the Theater für Niedersachsen in Hildesheim, in the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and in 2014 with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. In the 2014/2015 season, Piotr Nowara was an intern with the Stuttgart Philharmonic.

In 2015 he was employed as an Aushlifshornist with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, in 2016 as a Tiefer Hornist with the Orchestra of the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern and from February 2017 with the Philharmoniker at the Theater Heidelberg. With the beginning of the 2017 season, Piotr Nowara plays low horn with the Stuttgart Philharmonic.