ProfileLefteris Moumtzis is a Cypriot musician, composer and producer, living in Lefkosia, Cyprus. Apart from his solo releases, and various collaborations, he is the founder of the independent record label Louvana Records and the artistic director of Fengaros Music Festival, Music Village Fengaros and Lefkosia Loop Festival.
Short BiographyLefteris' musical journey began at the age of six when he started learning the piano. At the age of fourteen he started taking saxophone lessons, and shortly after he joined his sister's rock band playing the piano and later on as a singer. During his obligatory service in the Cyprus army at the age of eighteen he taught himself how to play the guitar, the bass and the drums and he realised that music was his path.
He studied music in Boston, Massachussetts and later on in Birmingham UK majoring on electric and upright bass. After that he lived for several years in London, UK, where he took part in many musical projects, while also organising his own music events. Meanwhile, he was keeping active in Cyprus organising festivals and events, like Dogstock Festival.
Upon his return to Cyprus he founded Louvana Records, with Andreas Trachonitis, an independant record label based in Lefkosia, Cyprus. He has also released several albums, performed in all the major festivals on the island, worked as a teacher, producer, music journalist, radio producer and theatre composer.
You can find out about most of his projects, past, present and future performances from this website.