ÁRPÁD KÖNCZEI
composer and choreographer

 

Autobiography
I was born in Margitta (Marghita, Romania) on 16 of January in 1959. I am composer and choreographer. I am married, my wife is dance teacher and artist. I have four children. I live in Budapest.

Study
School of Music (1966-1978) and Academy of Music Gh. Dima in Kolozsvár (Cluj, Romania) in 1979-1983, composer section.
Course of dance in Budapest (1990-92)
Jobs – place of works
1984-89 Sepsiszentgyörgy – Sfantu Gheorghe (Romania)
Studio Folk Dance Ensemble, dancer and choreographer
1990-95 Sepsiszentgyörgy – Sf. Gheorghe
Háromszék Dance Ensemble, dancer, choreographer and director
1995-2013 Budapest, Duna Television, editor
1999-2005          Marosvásárhely - Targu Mures, Maros Artistic Ensemble, artistic director
2013- Freelancer artist
Prices
Composer: Uniter (Bucharest) 2012
Choreographer: Harangozó (Budapest) 2019

I also did work with different theatres and dance ensembles, in Romania and Hungary, like composer and choreographer: Tamási Áron Theatre (Sepsiszentgyörgy - Sf. Gheorghe), Csíki Theatre (Csíkszereda – Miercurea Ciuc, Romania), Figura Studio Theatre (Gyergyószentmiklós – Gheorgheni), National Theatre of Tg. Mures - Tompa Miklós Section (Marosvásárhely – Tg. Mures), National Theatre of Kolozsvár – Cluj, Csíky Gergely Theatre (Temesvár – Timisoara), Szigligeti Theatre (Nagyvárad – Oradea), Harag György Theatre (Szatmárnémeti – Satu Mare, Romania), National Theatre of Craiova (Craiova, Romania), Radu Stanca Theatre (Szeben – Sibiu, Romania),  Odeon Theatre Bucuresti – Bucharest, Toma Caragiu Theatre (Ploiesti, Romania), Metropolis Theatre Bucuresti – Bucharest. Csokonai Theatre (Debrecen, Hungary), Petőfi Theatre (Sopron, Hungary), National Theatre of Hungary Budapest, Örkény Theatre Budapest (Hungary), Gyula Castle Theatre (Hungary) Duna Artistical Ensemble (Budapest), Honvéd Dance Theatre (Budapest), Hungarian Stat Ensemble (Budapest), Udvarhely Dance Ensemble (Székelyudvarhely – Odorheiu Secuiesc)

Könczei Árpád

From the works of the author