Discipline: Music Composition

George Tsontakis

Discipline: Music Composition
Region: Shokan, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2017

George Tsontakis is composer in residence of Bard College, the Albany Symphony ,and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. He orchestrated his concerto for two violins, "Unforgettable", commissioned by George Soros for several performances.



George Tsontakis worked in the Watson studio.

Built in 1916 in memory of Regina Watson of Chicago, a musician and teacher, this studio was donated by a group of her friends, along with funds for its maintenance. Originally designed to serve as a composers’ studio with room for performance, Watson was used as a recital hall for chamber music for a…

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