George Tossikian was born in Piraeus in 1981. He studied guitar under Iakovos Kolanian (Contemporary Conservatory of Athens), graduating in 2004 with a unanimous First Class Diploma.
At the same time, he attended seminars by internationally acclaimed guitarists, and distinguished himself in Greek competitions, and also at the International Renaissance Music Contest-Festival of Armenia, where he was awarded First Prize.
Since 2005, he has given recitals and participated in festivals in Greece and abroad.
In recent years, he has been a permanent collaborator and member of the orchestra of composer George Varsamakis, while, since 2011, he has been appearing as part of a duet with guitarist and composer Notis Mavroudis.
In 2010, his first discographic work was released, under the title Guitar Music by Greek Composers, with works for guitar by established, as well as young, Greek composers, many of them premiere recordings.
Three years later, he brought out his second album, entitled Mosaic, consisting of compositions influenced by the musical traditions of countries of the Near East and the Balkans.
In 2015, a CD entitled Aurora was released, in which George Tossikian plays pieces for guitar, and the Suite for Guitar and String Ensemble by George Varsamakis.
In 2018 George Tossikian as a guitar duo with Notis Mavroudis release 'Cafe Latino', a collection of folk songs and dances from Latin America. Anonymous compositions, lost in the depth of time, arranged for two guitars.
In 2021 George Tossikian presents ‘‘La plage’’, his new CD release, published by ‘’Brilliant Classics’’, one of the leading classical labels.It is the first complete collection of works by Yann Tiersen played on the classical guitar.George Tossikian, involving the arrangement and interpretation of ten themes by the French composer.
He teaches classical guitar at the Contemporary Music Education Conservatory, and at the Philippos Nakas Conservatory.