Faidra Chafta Douka

Faidra Chafta-Douka studied composition at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki under Michalis Lapidakis and Dimitris Papageorgiou, at the Dresden University of Music under Mark Andre, Manos Tsangaris and Franz Martin Olbrisch, and at the Berlin University of the Arts under Daniel Ott. Her pieces have been performed in workshops, festivals and other concerts and by various performers, such as by ensemble proton bern, Ascolta Dissonart Ensemble, AuditivVokal Dresden, Dresdner Philharmonie, Manufaktur für aktuelle Musik and trio sostenuto. Since 2019 she is doing her PhD at the Kunstuniversität Graz in cooperation with the Zurich University of the Arts. Her focus is on the physical aspect of playing the instrument, the Role of notation in the representation and communication of artistic ideas, and the poetry that comes from the captured fictional frame of a live performance.

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