Csaba Erdélyi is the only violist ever to win the Carl Flesch Violin Competition (1972). He was solo violist on the soundtrack of Amadeus; he has recorded the Bartok concerto with the New Zealand Symphony. Born in Budapest, Erdélyi’s teachers include Yehudi Menuhin and Bruno Giuranna. He was principal viola of London’s Philharmonia Orchestra, violist in the Chilingirian Quartet, and has taught at the Guildhall School, Rice University, and Indiana University. Erdélyi has performed and recorded on a Curtin viola since 1991.