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Gálfi Csaba

Born in 1974 in Budapest, he started to learn to play the violin at the age of seven. For ten years he was leader of the viola section in the Saint Stephen Youth Symphony Orchestra. At the Franz Liszt Acadeemy of Budapest he studied with Sándor Devich and attended master classes of Isaac Stern, Norbert Brainin, Siegmund Nissel, the Alban Berg and Cleveland String Quartets. He was winner of the Lukács Viola Competition in 1999. Between 1998 and 2000 he was member of the National Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2000 he has been member of the Liszt and Auer String Quartets. He got married in 2005 and is father of two children.