(b. 1966, Tashkent).
Greek composer, born in Uzbekistan and now resident in Austria, of mostly chamber works that have been performed throughout Europe.
Mr. Toufektsis studied music theory and piano at the Contemporary Conservatory of Thessaloníki from 1985–93 while he studied survey engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloníki. He then studied with Gerd Kühr and Markus Pressl at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz from 1993–99 and graduated with honours.
Among his honours are the Kompositionspreis from the city of Klagenfurt (1995) and three prizes in the competition of the Hochschulerschaft der Österreichischen Kunst Universitäten (Dritter Preis, 1997, for für zwei Flöten, Altflöte und Crotales; Erster Preis, 1999, for Nalos-Ackmi; Zweiter Preis, 1999, for Arsyon).
He is also active in other positions. He has been a member of the collective of composers Die Andere Saite since 1995 and co-founded the ensemble for contemporary music ART-resonanz in 1998.
He has taught harmony and music theory at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz since 1999.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Nalos-Ackmi, 2 string quartets, large orchestra, 1998
Arsyon, large orchestra, 1998
Duett, 2 violins, 1993
Klein Ensemblestück, clarinet, 3 saxophones, French horn, 2 cellos, 3 double basses, vibraphone, xylophone, percussion, 1994
OPUS MINUS 7, string quartet, 1994
für zwei Flöten, Altflöte und Crotales, 2 flutes, alto flute, crotales, 1995
AENAON minus 2.13, flute, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, violin, cello, double bass (+ bass guitar), piano, marimba, percussion, 1995
μ (3) ι (5) κ (7) ρ (11) ο, viola, 1995
Streichquintett, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, 1996
Duett, 2 violins, 1997
I(11)NT(5)ER(17)F(13)ER(3)EN(7)Z, 2 percussion, 1997
Fraktum 1, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, French horn, B-flat trumpet, prepared piano, 1999
Fraktum/mikro 2, violin, fixed media, 1999
Aresset 2, string quartet, 2000
Fraktum/Aresset 3, violin, viola, cello, 2001
Asydehlun, 16 mixed voices, 1997
Fraktum 1.1, 1999
Interferenz 2, 2 pianos, 2002
Aresset 1, fixed media (4 tracks), 1998