Dimitris Toufexis

An internationally distinguished musician with a rich career and a significant presence in the Greek music scene. As a soloist, he has won recognition on all continents of the world music community. As an orchestra conductor he has drawn rave reviews and comments for his work. At the age of only 10 he received a double scholarship from the famous Julliard School of Music in New York where he carried out all his musical studies. In his career he won many honors and awards. He has given hundreds of recitals in the largest halls of America, Europe and Asia. He has appeared as a soloist with the world’s most important symphony orchestras.

He has received acclaim in a wide repertoire, with an emphasis on the works of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Gershwin. He has successfully conducted the Bucharest Philharmonic, the Bradenburg Ensemble, the State Orchestras of Athens and Thessaloniki, the London Chamber Orchestra, the L.V.C.O. Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra and the Chorus of the American College of Greece (Deree), which he founded and Feminarte. He taught for many years at Lehigh University and Moravian University and for 2 years at the Julliard School of Music. He is also often invited to teach piano seminars in Greece and abroad.

He has been a permanent artist-professor at the American College of Greece for 20 years. Many of his students have excelled in the field of music as conductors and pianists. He recently made a series of recordings for the BBC in London and has made over 360 television appearances. He has been working with the Renaissance Conservatory since 1999.